how to pronounce lithe


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lithe is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of lithe


  1. To go.
  2. To listen to, hearken to.
  3. To attend; listen, hearken.
  4. To make soft or mild; soften; alleviate; mitigate; lessen; smooth; palliate.
  5. To become calm.


  1. Capable of being easily bent; flexible.
  2. Mild; calm.
  3. Slim but not skinny.
  4. Adaptable.


  1. Shelter.

lithe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lithe occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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