- To smooth; to soften; to palliate.
- mild, Mild; calm.
Etymology: Old English lÄíe
- Capable of being easily bent; pliant; flexible; limber; as, the elephant's lithe proboscis.
- "...she danced with a kind of passionate fierceness, her body undulating with flexuous grace..." — Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
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