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lissom

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Adjective
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lis=som

CIDE DICTIONARY

lissoma. [For lithesome.].
  •  Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome.  [1913 Webster]
    "Straight, but as lissome as a hazel wand."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Light; nimble; active.  Halliwell.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lissom, adj. (also lissome) lithe, supple, agile.

Derivative
lissomly adv. lissomness n.
Etymology
ult. f. LITHE + -SOME(1)

ROGET THESAURUS

lissom

Softness

N softness, pliableness, flexibility, pliancy, pliability, sequacity, malleability, ductility, tractility, extendibility, extensibility, plasticity, inelasticity, flaccidity, laxity, penetrability, clay, wax, butter, dough, pudding, alumina, argil, cushion, pillow, feather bed, down, padding, wadding, foam, mollification, softening, soft, tender, supple, pliant, pliable, flexible, flexile, lithe, lithesome, lissom, limber, plastic, ductile, tractile, tractable, malleable, extensile, sequacious, inelastic, aluminous, remollient, yielding, flabby, limp, flimsy, doughy, spongy, penetrable, foamy, cushiony, flaccid, flocculent, downy, edematous, oedematous, medullary, argillaceous, mellow, soft as butter, soft as down, soft as silk, yielding as wax, tender as chicken.


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