a. flexible; moving and bending with ease
Her figure was lithe and willowy.
Sentence in Classic:
In another instant he stood at the side of the hole and was hauling after him a companion, lithe and small like himself, with a pale face and a shock of very red hair.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Her breath came quick and fast, and every inch of the lithe figure was quivering with strong emotion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Rather tall, of a lithe nimble figure, extremely pale, with large faded eyes, and a quantity of streaming hair.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Mother sat yonder in the window watching; but sister Jennie stood on the platform, nervously fingering her dress, tall and lithe, with soft brown skin and loving eyes peering from out a tangled wilderness of hair.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context