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lissom

lissome

/ (ˈlɪsəm) /
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adjective

supple in the limbs or body; lithe; flexible
agile; nimble

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Derived forms of lissom

lissomly or lissomely, adverblissomness or lissomeness, noun

Word Origin for lissom

C19: variant of lithesome
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