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nimble
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The old man was a nimble walker in spite of his corns and often ten or twelve miles of the road were covered.
  • He rose nimbly and went towards the door, set it ajar and said: —A draught is said to be a help in these matters.
  • Temple moved away nimbly.
  • He snatched the ashplant roughly from Stephen’s hand and sprang down the steps: but Temple, hearing him move in pursuit, fled through the dusk like a wild creature, nimble and fleet-footed.

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  • Jack be nimble. Jack be quick. Jack jump over the candlestick.
  • She watched her daughter’s nimble fingers type instructions into the iPhone.

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