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nimble
used in War and Peace

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Definition
quick and agile  — typically physically, but can also reference quick, agile thinking

(someone who is agile does things easily)
  • She turned away from him and glanced at her younger brother, who was screwing up his eyes and shaking with suppressed laughter, and unable to control herself any longer, she jumped up and rushed from the room as fast as her nimble little feet would carry her.
    Book One — 1805 (34% in)
  • One of these, a nimble little man, was wearing a blue coat tied round the waist with a rope.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (98% in)

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