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English adjective: svelte

1. svelte showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience


SamplesHis polished manner.
Maintained an urbane tone in his letters.


Synonymspolished, refined, urbane


Similarsophisticated


Antonymsnaif, naive

2. svelte moving and bending with ease


Synonymslissom, lissome, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, sylphlike


Similargraceful


Antonymsawkward

3. svelte being of delicate or slender build


SamplesShe was slender as a willow shoot is slender.
A slim girl with straight blonde hair.
Watched her slight figure cross the street.


Synonymsslender, slight, slim


Similarlean, thin


Antonymsfat









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