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May 07, 2005

Word of the Week #2


sylph • \SILF\ • noun
1 : an elemental being in the theory of Paracelsus that inhabits air
2 : a slender graceful woman or girl

Example sentence:
The dancer was a graceful, elegant sylph upon the stage.

Thank you Merriam-Webster Online

Posted by Sissy at May 7, 2005 11:58 PM