Betty Ford had the body of a dancer, which she once was, lithe and graceful.
Who was that lithe, bendable gymnast setting alight the Olympic flame?
Yet there were no pictures of Harry in his swimming trunks being kissed by lithe beauties on Ipanema Beach this week.
Or Sinatra, whose masculine voice emanated from a lithe female body.
He wanted to be lithe and smooth and lightly airborne, working on his break dancing until he could make himself appear to flow.
With the lithe, easy motions of the animal after which he was named, the Indian rose.
He got to his feet with lithe swiftness of movement, and sprang close to the desk.
Strangely, his face looked much older than his lithe athletic body.
She struck him, kicked and twisted with all her splendid, lithe strength, but it was in vain.
He saw a slender girl in riding-costume, lithe and strong, with the free step of one used to the open.
Old English liðe "soft, mild, gentle, meek," from Proto-Germanic *linthja- (cf. Old Saxon lithi "soft, mild, gentle," Old High German lindi, German lind, Old Norse linr, with characteristic loss of "n" before "th" in English), from PIE root *lent- "flexible" (cf. Latin lentus "flexible, pliant, slow," Sanskrit lithi). In Middle English, used of the weather. Current sense of "easily flexible" is from c.1300. Related: Litheness.
Object-oriented with extensible syntax.
"LITHE: A Language Combining a Flexible Syntax and Classes", D. Sandberg, Conf Rec 9th Ann ACM Sym POPL, ACM 1982, pp.142-145.