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lithe
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Bleak House
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  • Mr. Krook therefore drives her out before him, and she goes furtively downstairs, winding her lithe tail and licking her lips.

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  • The lithe dancers seem to float across the stage.
  • Although Elvis is best known for his lithe, gyrating "Hound Dog" days, it is his later, weightier, gold lamé–draped self that remains the most emulated among most of his impersonators.
    Alyssa Fetini  --  Time Inc, 2010  --  http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1952461_1952460_1952463,00.html#ixzz0wPA0qwrx(retrieved 08/12/10)

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