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She is amazingly agile for someone so tall.
  able to move well quickly and easily


able to think well quickly and easily
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agility agile agilely
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  • She is amazingly agile for someone so tall.
  • Her agility allows her to guard even the quickest ball handlers.
  • She’s an agile thinker. I’d like her at the meeting.
  • Like you’re two seconds faster in the agility drill.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy

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  • Even as he touched it, the general sensed his danger and leaped back with the agility of an ape.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • A very thin and very agile person may, by observing his reflection in a rapid sequence of longitudinal strips, obtain a fairly accurate conception of his looks.
    O. Henry  --  The Gift of the Maji
  • Their first couple of steps were lumbering, but then they recovered, growing steady and strong and agile.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Jocelyn looked down at her hands—her artist’s hands, that Luke had always loved, agile and careful and stained with ink.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Waving his hands above his head crazily, Hassan ran considerably faster and with more agility than Colin had ever thought possible, weaving around trees and hurdling bushes in a vain attempt to discourage the hornets.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Agility.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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  • I tried to compensate, drawing upon my boundless reserves of agility, but Mikey kicked me in the back.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Number Two sat at the computer and with quick, agile fingers, typed a string of commands.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Memories of Nat came crowding back to her agile and sure-footed, as she had first known him, leaning far out on a yardarm to grasp a billowing sail throwing back his head in laughter, or shooting hot sparks of temper — sitting on a thatched roof in the sunshine — coming miraculously out of the fog that morning, bending tenderly to lift a frightened old woman into the rowboat — and as she had seen him last, standing erect by the door of the magistrate’s office, sending across the anger…
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • "Then there will be no one to hear you scream," the Sicilian said, and he jumped with frightening agility toward her face.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • She moved with great agility for such an old woman.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • "Quick now," said the duke, and the Bishop of Bath and Wells tossed Bod into the dark opening, then leapt in after him, followed by the Honorable Archibald Fitzhugh and then, with one agile bound, by the Duke of Westminster, who, as soon as he was inside, called out, "Wegh Kharados!" to close the ghoul-gate, and the stone crashed down above them.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • He had always lacked the supernormal speed and agility to make it into the NFL, but that had never been his ambition.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • But the competition required agile movements through narrow passages; a thinner tether would be a key advantage.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • One of the swans, a small male considerably less agile and scruffier than the others, had also been injured near the eye—doubtless in encounter with some savage Brooklyn biped—and was left with a walleyed appearance that reminded Sophie of her cousin Tadeusz from Lodz, who had died many years before, at thirteen, of leukemia.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Cordelia is less agile at this: less able to do what she likes, more disappointing.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • I dodged out of the way with an agility that seemed to prove I had not been physically damaged, whatever my mental state.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • He dodged with speed and agility I’d never seen in a man before.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Silks are quick and quiet, perfectly balanced and agile.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • Agile and quick, she reached back, unclipped the clasp of her bra.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • She was lean, agile, and young—she had been only fourteen when she’d married Baba jan.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • There’s El Cantil, a tall, skinny man named after a particularly agile and poisonous snake.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • They were in good shape, light and agile, and above all excited about the battle to come.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Suddenly Okagbue sprang to the surface with the agility of a leopard.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • From the sky came Japanese fighters, chief among them the swift, agile Zero, which dominated the sky in the first half of the war.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • As I suspected, the bigger guys were instantly in the most trouble, because the key elements were balance and agility.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • He had long, quivering fingers as agile and restless as the antennae of an insect.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Tally remembered her first ride out to Dr. Cable’s office, the violent agility of the hovercar with its cruel pretty driver.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Allie was impressed by his agility, knowing that what he had done so quickly and easily was harder than it looked.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • Green mamba, mistress of camouflage, agility, aggressiveness, and speed.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I sat all the time in this same place at this table, chose and placed cards, and watched those broad-boned agile hands in the same way.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • These children had filthy clothes and smudged faces, agile little bodies, impertinent grins, and eyes bright with a roaring, imperious, demanding intelligence.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Eventually she would describe her new lover: the fat butcher who gave her prime cuts of meat, the agile blacksmith who made her hooks.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • I was more agile than they and could subsist upon coarser diet; I bore the extremes of heat and cold with less injury to my frame; my stature far exceeded theirs.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • D’Artagnan, who though wanting in practice had a sound theory, redoubled his agility.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The Set animal wasn’t as agile.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • He sprang to his feet with surprising agility.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • And, like chimpanzees, they had agile hands that enabled them to open doors and manipulate objects.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • An orang-utan may be taller, may have very strong and agile arms and long canines, but if it does not know how to use these as weapons, they are of little use.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • I obeyed: joy made me agile: I sprang up before him.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The baboon god swiped at Bes, but the dwarf was agile.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Walking up last to the boy, he felt of his arms, straightened his hands, and looked at his fingers, and made him jump, to show his agility.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • We took our place, Renesmee climbing agilely onto my back to leave my hands free.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Buck’s marvellous quickness and agility stood him in good stead.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • He was a powerfully built man, deep-chested, broad-shouldered, massive, and yet quick in his movements, springy and agile.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Though the creatures were more agile than Saphira, she had the advantage of bulk and strength.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
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