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Lissome (easily flexed; limber; agile) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the adjective lissome
What does lissome mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease
Alternative definition of the adjective lissome
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Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)
by Nila Gott
BREW, GROG, SAKE, WINE, KEFIR, STOUT, ARRACK, ELIXIR, MESCAL, POTABLE, MOONSHINE Lisbon river _ TAGUS lissome _ AGILE, LITHE, LIMBER list _ TIP, CAST, FILE, ROTA, INDEX, ROSTER, CATALOG listen _ HEAR, HEED, ...
by Eliezer Edwards
LISSOME. Irish singer, named Quin, so pleased Oliver Cromwell at Oxford, that Oliver, who loved a good voice and instrumental music well, heard him with great delight, and liquored him with sack, saying : " Mr. Quin, you have done very ...
by Sidney L. Landau
noddy lissome, limber, lithesome, lightsome, spirited, fleet, fast, swift. ant.
Sixth Edition by David Thomson
By comparison, Arnold isa new man, anew body,atruepumper of iron where the great Mature would haveseldom raised anything weightierthan a glass or a lissome babe, for purposesof sardonic inspection. Arnoldisbeyond reality, beyond ...
by Sally-Anne Lambert
Pliant / *Lissome piwari Pliable kéngohe / képé / kdpépé Pliable / *In a soft mass, Pulpy kfipé/kopépé HLRD Becoming hard ...
The Disheveled Dictionary (1997)
A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon by Karen Elizabeth Gordon
cunning light lissome lope* lout darling dawn daze dazzle ...
by Paul Zollo
judaism jugulum kettledrum kingdom klanism labialism labium labrum lamaism landlordism leftism legalism leninism lesbianism liberalism libertarianism lightsome lignum linoleum lissome literalism lithesome lithium loathsome lobbyism.
by Philip D. Morehead
lithesome, lissome, svelte, sylphlike, gainly; easy, fluent; willowy, pleasing, elegant, attractive. See BEAUTY, ELEGANCE. Ant., awkward. graceless,adj. ungracious, tactless; inept, ...
by Bill Bryson
lissome. literally means actually, not figuratively. If you don't wish to be taken literally, don't use literally. literati.
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
whiskey or brandy, strong: aqua vitae, eau-de-vie lissome: agile, athletic, flexible, graceful, limber, lithe, nimble, pliant list: arrange, bill, brief, canon, cant, catalog, catalogue, census, chart, count, dictionary, directory, docket, enumeration, file, ...
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)
by Edward Smedley
In modern as well as ancient provincial Scottish and English the termination some is used in many compounds, otherwise obsolete, as winsome, grusome, lissome, foursum, threttiesum, luvesome, wilsomc, &c. Lissome, a Wiltshire word, is an ...
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Scrabble value of L1I1S1S1O1M3E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine