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From the Robert E. Howard Lexicon

'Delcardes pouted a little, made a face at Tu who scowled back, then smiled sunnily and turned on her couch with a lissome movement.'

-The Cat and the Skull




lissom (adjective)

1. (of a person or their body) thin, supple, and graceful.

synonyms: agile · graceful · supple · limber · lithesome · loose-limbed · nimble · deft · flexible · lissome · slender · slim · willowy

antonyms: clumsy


late 18th cent.: contraction, from lithe + -some.

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