noun see svelte

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • svelteness — See sveltely. * * * …   Universalium

  • svelteness — noun The state or condition of being svelte; slim litheness …   Wiktionary

  • svelteness — svelte·ness …   English syllables

  • svelteness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being svelte …   Useful english dictionary

  • svelte — adjective (svelter; sveltest) Etymology: French, from Italian svelto, from past participle of svellere to pluck out, modification of Latin evellere, from e + vellere to pluck more at vulnerable Date: circa 1817 1. a. slender, lithe b. having… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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