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Definition able to move well quickly and easily


able to think well quickly and easily
  • She is amazingly agile for someone so tall.
agile = able to move well quickly and easily
  • She's an agile thinker. I'd like her at the meeting.
  • agile = able to think well quickly and easily
  • Her agility allows her to guard even the quickest ball handlers.
  • agility = ability to move well quickly and easily
  • 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
  • agility = ability to move well quickly and easily
  • He was faster and more agile than the Frenchmen and would have easily escaped their pursuit if he'd known his way around Paris.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • agile = able to move well quickly and easily
  • Like you're two seconds faster in the agility drill.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • agility = ability to move well quickly and easily
  • 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 Magi
  • agile = able to move well quickly and easily
  • Having somersaulted out of a puddle and landed on his feet with the agility of...well, of a cat, he let his instinct for self-protection take over.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • agility = ability to move well quickly and easily
  • To walk across country without much regard to roads was not new to Tess, and she showed her old agility in the performance.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • Buck's marvellous quickness and agility stood him in good stead.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • Her mother might feel frustrated looking at these emblems of her more agile self.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • 'You shall see,' said Tim, getting off his stool with great agility, 'you shall see, not only Mr Charles, but Mr Ned likewise.'
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • Their first couple of steps were lumbering, but then they recovered, growing steady and strong and agile.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • The hunter moved with his swift, noiseless agility.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • We took our place, Renesmee climbing agilely onto my back to leave my hands free.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Somehow, they managed not to fall off as Anion scaled the cliffs, jumping from foothold to foothold with impossible speed and agility.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • It wasn't one he'd seen before tonight; this one had the wrinkled face and agile hands of a huge monkey, but the long, barbed tail of a scorpion.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • No severe damage was done, owing to the agility of the strikers in keeping out of reach.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • You are a father, a dictator, a servant, the most agile actor this land has ever known.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • The Countess's mind, when her interests were concerned, was agile; she already foresaw the extinction of any further brightness in her visit to Rome.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2

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