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Lithe vs. Skinny

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Litheverb

To go.

Skinnyadjective

(informal) thin, generally in a negative sense (as opposed to slim, which is thin in a positive sense).

‘Her recent weight loss has made her look rather skinny than slender’;

Litheverb

To become calm.

Skinnyadjective

Low-fat.

Litheverb

To make soft or mild; soften; alleviate; mitigate; lessen; smooth; palliate.

Skinnyadjective

Naked; nude (chiefly used in the phrase skinny dipping).

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Litheverb

To attend; listen, hearken.

Skinnyadjective

(of clothing) tight-fitting

‘skinny jeans’;

Litheverb

(transitive) To listen to, hearken to.

Skinnynoun

(colloquial) The details or facts; especially, those obtained by gossip or rumor.

‘She called to get the skinny on the latest goings-on in the club.’;

Litheadjective

(obsolete) Mild; calm.

‘lithe weather’;

Skinnynoun

A state of nakedness; nudity.

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Litheadjective

Slim but not skinny.

‘lithe body’;

Skinnynoun

(informal) A low-fat serving of coffee.

Litheadjective

Capable of being easily bent; flexible.

‘the elephant’s lithe proboscis.’;

Skinnynoun

A skinny being.

Litheadjective

Adaptable.

Skinnyverb

(transitive) To reduce or cut down.

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Lithenoun

(Scotland) Shelter.

Skinnyadjective

Consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh.

‘He holds him with a skinny hand.’;

Litheverb

To listen or listen to; to hearken to.

Skinnynoun

confidential information about a topic or person;

‘he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner’;

Litheverb

To smooth; to soften; to palliate.

Skinnyadjective

having unattractive thinness;

‘a child with skinny freckled legs’; ‘a long scrawny neck’;

Litheadjective

Mild; calm; as, lithe weather.

Litheadjective

Capable of being easily bent; pliant; flexible; limber; as, the elephant's lithe proboscis.

Litheadjective

gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease

Lithe

Lithe is an experimental programming language created in 1982 by David Sandberg at the University of Washington which allows the programmer to freely choose their own syntax. Lithe combines the ideas of syntax-directed translation and classes in a novel manner that results in a remarkably simple yet powerful language.

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