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Overview of adj svelte

The adj svelte has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. polished, refined, svelte, urbane

(showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters")

2. lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike

(moving and bending with ease)

3. slender, slight, slim, svelte

(being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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