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Origin of lissome
OTHER WORDS FROM lissomelis·some·ly, adverblis·some·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for lissome
The lean and lissome Obama has learned to slap with a long hand.
There is certainly no lack of either about this idyll of Elizabeth Kemp of the lissome limbs and auburn hair.When Winter Comes to Main Street|Grant Martin Overton
Her own costly wedding veil drapes the dainty, lissome figure.Guy Kenmore's Wife and The Rose and the Lily|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
What rhythms are so lissome and persuasive as those of the first part?The Life of Francis Thompson|Everard Meynell
In this garden the musicians played, and the tawny dancers writhed and curved their lissome bodies, in dramatic Eastern dances.
Among the men of Seville one sees many slim, lissome, well-proportioned figures of medium height.