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lithe
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Gone with the Wind
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  • She made a little curtsy as he bowed, and then, as he straightened and started toward her with a peculiarly lithe Indian-like gait, her hand went to her mouth in horror, for she knew who he was.
  • He stood nearly six and a half feet tall, a giant of a man, ebony black, stepping along with the lithe grace of a powerful animal, his white teeth flashing as he led the gang in "Go Down, Moses."
  • When the devil drove, Mammy could be as swift as a lithe black sixteen-year-old and her curiosity to get into Rhett’s room made her work faster.

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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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