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nimble
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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

(someone who is agile does things easily)
  • Gilbert obligingly rowed to the landing and Anne, disdaining assistance, sprang nimbly on shore.
    Chapter 28 — An Unfortunate Lily Maid (67% in)
  • First of all Carrie Sloane dared Ruby Gillis to climb to a certain point in the huge old willow tree before the front door; which Ruby Gillis, albeit in mortal dread of the fat green caterpillars with which said tree was infested and with the fear of her mother before her eyes if she should tear her new muslin dress, nimbly did, to the discomfiture of the aforesaid Carrie Sloane.
    Chapter 23 — Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of Honor (12% in)

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