litheness

  • 1 Litheness — Lithe ness, n. The quality or state of being lithe; flexibility; limberness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 litheness — lithe ► ADJECTIVE ▪ slim, supple, and graceful. DERIVATIVES lithely adverb litheness noun. ORIGIN Old English, «gentle, meek, mellow» …

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  • 3 litheness — noun see lithe …

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  • 4 litheness — See lithely. * * * …

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  • 5 litheness — noun The property of being lithe …

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  • 6 litheness — lithe·ness || laɪðnɪs n. flexibility, state of being bendable, quality of being pliant …

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  • 7 litheness — lithe·ness …

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  • 8 litheness — noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple • Syn: ↑lissomeness, ↑suppleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑supple (for: ↑suppleness), ↑lithe, ↑lissome …

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  • 9 lissomeness — noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple • Syn: ↑litheness, ↑suppleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑supple (for: ↑suppleness), ↑lithe (for: ↑ …

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  • 10 suppleness — noun 1. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑lissomeness, ↑litheness • Derivationally related forms: ↑supple, ↑lithe (for: ↑litheness) …

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  • 11 lithe — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līthe gentle; akin to Old High German lindi gentle, Latin lentus slow Date: 14th century 1. easily bent or flexed < lithe steel > < a lithe vine > 2. characterized by easy flexibility and… …

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  • 12 Hong Kong Central Library — Infobox Library library name = 香港中央圖書館 name en = Hong Kong Central Library library caption = Hong Kong Central Library, exterior view country = Hong Kong, China type = Public library scope = established = 2001 ref legal mandate = location =… …

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  • 15 sokol — [sō′kôl΄] n. 〚Czech, lit., falcon〛 an international organization promoting physical health, esp. in gymnastics * * * ▪ Russia       city and river port, centre of Sokol rayon (sector), Vologda oblast ( …

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  • 16 lithe — lithely, adv. litheness, n. /luydh/, adj., lither, lithest. bending readily; pliant; limber; supple; flexible: the lithe body of a ballerina.. Also, lithesome. [bef. 900; ME lith(e), OE lithe; c. OS lithi, G …

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

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  • 20 elasticity — Synonyms and related words: adaptability, adjustability, agreeability, amenability, beef, beefiness, bendability, brawn, brawniness, ductibility, ductility, extendibility, extensibility, facility, fictility, flexibility, flexility, flexuousness,… …

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