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lissomeness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lissom  \Lis"som\,  Lissome  \Lis"some\  (l[i^]s"s[u^]m),  a.  [For 
  lithesome.] 
  1.  Limber;  supple;  flexible;  lithe;  lithesome. 
 
  Straight,  but  as  lissome  as  a  hazel  wand. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  Light;  nimble;  active.  --Halliwell.  --  {Lis"some*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lissomeness 
  n  :  the  gracefulness  of  a  person  or  animal  that  is  flexible  and 
  supple  [syn:  {litheness},  {suppleness}] 




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