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also lis·som  (lĭs′əm)
1. Moving or able to move with grace and ease; lithe and graceful.
2. Easily bent; supple.

[Alteration of lithesome.]

lis′some·ly adv.
lis′some·ness n.
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Noun1.lissomeness - the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple
gracefulness - beautiful carriage
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