lissomely
adverb see lissome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lissomely — See lissome. * * * …   Universalium

  • lissomely — adv. flexibly; agilely, nimbly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lissomely — lissˈomly or lissˈomely adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑lissom …   Useful english dictionary

  • lissome — lissomely, adv. lissomeness, n. /lis euhm/, adj. 1. lithesome or lithe, esp. of body; supple; flexible. 2. agile, nimble, or active. Also, lissom. [1790 1800; var. of LITHESOME] Ant. 1. rigid. 2. clumsy. * * * …   Universalium

  • lissome — also lissom adjective Etymology: alteration of lithesome Date: 1763 1. a. easily flexed b. lithe 2 2. nimble • lissomely adverb • lissomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lissomeness — See lissomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • lissome — or lissom [lis′əm] adj. [altered < LITHESOME] bending or moving gracefully or with ease and lightness; lithe, supple, limber, agile, etc. lissomely adv. lissomly …   English World dictionary

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