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agile
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
able to move well quickly and easily

or:

able to think well quickly and easily
  • She was setting the table, when she saw the figure of a man hurrying up the path to the house, a swift, agile figure that leaped over boulders with the casual ease of a flight.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (2% in)
  • The tall, slim figure, with the windbreaker stressing its trained muscular agility, was that of a highwayman; the stern marble face was that of a judge; the dry, clear voice was that of an efficient bookkeeper.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (32% in)
  • She looked at his pupils, at the three pliant, agile figures half stretched on canvas chairs in poses of relaxed contentment, dressed in slacks, windbreakers and open-collared shirts: John Galt, Francisco d'Anconia, Ragnar Danneskjold.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (53% in)

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