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  • adj. Alternative form of light-footed.


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  • A mural on one side of the imposing dining-hall depicts the history of the Raramuri tribe ( "lightfooted people") as the local Tarahumara Indians call themselves.

    Mexico's Copper Canyon

  • Also, please recall how much less harshly conservatives treated Vitter's heterosexual whoremongering versus Sen. Larry Craig's lightfooted "stall tactics".

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • The messenger was a lightfooted boy of his own clan, whom he used sometimes to send on errands into the

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The film is full of such coy references to sex; Cukor seems to be as much of a "tease" as Angie herself, and the film constantly dances around the naughty bits with a lightfooted grace that makes such discretion funny and exhilarating rather than simply frustrating.

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  • The deer daintily approaches, silent and lightfooted, while Doomsday bulldozers through the forest, knocking over trees.

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  • It would be really bad that the US hands to Chavez an issue that it could win very easily if it uses some lightfooted diplomacy.

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  • It seemed that the bear had the cunning to walk lightfooted on uncertain ground.

    Conan the Relentless

  • He was uncomfortably aware of his slowness and awkwardness, and it was only reluctantly that he exhibited them to his lightfooted and lighthearted subordinates.

    Hornblower And The Hotspur

  • Then, in time, a lightfooted, lightfingered troop of Arabs dashed into the little valley, sharply scanning the ground to right and left for forgotten weapons worth the picking up.

    The Iron Star — and what It saw on Its Journey through the Ages

  • By her death Marion deprived her of her beautiful lightfooted lover.

    The Judge


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