LITHE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LITHE
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lithe
 a.  flexible; moving and bending with ease
Classic Sentence:
1  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
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
2  In vain I searched among the groups of travellers and leave-takers for the lithe figure of my friend.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
3  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
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
4  In an instant, without the least sound to warn us of his coming, the garden gate swung open, and a lithe, dark figure, as swift and active as an ape, rushed up the garden path.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
5  He was a fine figure of a man, tall, lithe, and agile, with a springy step and a pleasant, open face.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
6  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.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
7  When he spoke he paced the stage, lithe and eager, like a panther.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 30
8  Yes, it was for the long palette-knife, with its thin blade of lithe steel.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
9  Dorian watched them as they plunged into the alder-clump, brushing the lithe swinging branches aside.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
10  Rather tall, of a lithe nimble figure, extremely pale, with large faded eyes, and a quantity of streaming hair.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  Her figure was lithe and willowy.