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lissome

or lis·som

[ lis-uhm ]
/ ˈlɪs əm /
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adjective

lithesome or lithe, especially of body; supple; flexible.
agile, nimble, or active.

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Origin of lissome

First recorded in 1790–1800; variant of lithesome

OTHER WORDS FROM lissome

lis·some·ly, adverblis·some·ness, noun
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