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nimble
used in The Mill on the Floss

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

(someone who is agile does things easily)
  • Now, what I want is to send him to a school where they'll make him a bit nimble with his tongue and his pen, and make a smart chap of him.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Mr. Riley Gives His Advice Concerning.... (43% in)

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