Capable of being easily bent; pliant; flexible; limber (adjective)
To go. (verb)
To become calm. (verb)
To make soft or mild; soften; alleviate; mitigate; lessen; smooth; palliate. (verb)
To give ear; attend; listen. (verb)
To listen to. (verb)
Examples of word lithe
I suppose they wanted to remind buyers of the term lithe, but I thought "stone" when I saw it.
A small but far from minor miracle ... a story that is both tragic and full of light and grace ... full of suspense and written in lithe, resilient prose that by itself delights.
In the morning we awoke in lithe, though fluttered spirits; and after breakfast, in their pleasant kitchen, with "Michael," and "Blue-eye," and "White Lady," and half-a-dozen more purring about us, we took leave of a house where we have enjoyed many pleasant hours, and once more assembled at our own as the final rendezvous.
What a pretty word lithe is - so pretty that in modern English it is probably most used of young women.
Traveling conditions must have deteriorated in the course of the Middle Ages, since 'lithe' in this sense got replaced by the French word for 'labor!'