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Definitionmoving quickly with coordination and balance — typically physically, but can also reference quick, agile thinking
- On Steerforth's replying in the affirmative, she pushed a chair against it, and begging the assistance of my hand, mounted up, pretty nimbly, to the top, as if it were a stage.Chapters 22-24 (27% in)
- She looked very pretty, and was very merry; but the little feet that used to be so nimble when they danced round Jip, were dull and motionless.Chapters 46-48 (98% in)
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