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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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lithe
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Yes, it was for the long palette-knife, with its thin blade of lithe steel.
  • Dorian watched them as they plunged into the alder-clump, brushing the lithe, swinging branches aside.

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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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