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1. lithe

adjective. ['ˈlaɪð'] moving and bending with ease.

Synonyms

  • supple
  • lissom
  • sylphlike
  • graceful
  • slender
  • lissome
  • lithesome

Antonyms

  • fat
  • naive
  • inflexible
  • inelegant

Etymology

  • lithen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlýða (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Lithe

  • smythe
  • flythe
  • blythe
  • wythe
  • tithe
  • sithe

Example sentences of the word lithe


1. Adjective
These small and lithe animals are common in both montane and boreal forests.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If a goldfish seems to be more elongated and lithe, then it may just be a male.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Not only are meerkats' general physiques lithe, their limbs are as well.

4. Adjective, comparative
Running shorts or tights are designed to keep you lithe and free when you run.

2. lithe-bodied

adjective. having a lithe body.

Antonyms

  • incorporeal
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