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agile
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
able to move well quickly and easily

or:

able to think well quickly and easily
  • "Ah, but the sword's the thing when you come to close fighting," said Mr. Poulter, involuntarily falling in with Tom's enthusiasm, and drawing the sword so suddenly that Tom leaped back with much agility.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (66% in)
  • The sight of the long-hated predominant man down, and in his power, threw him into a frenzy of triumphant vengeance, which seemed to give him preternatural agility and strength.
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- A Day of Reckoning (41% in)

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