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agile
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
able to move well quickly and easily

or:

able to think well quickly and easily
  • Tucking up his cassock, Alyosha leapt over the hurdle with the agility of a bare-legged street urchin.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (16% in)
  • He was a resolute boy, "tremendously strong," as was rumored in his class, and soon proved to be the fact; he was agile, strong-willed, and of an audacious and enterprising temper.
    Book 10 — The Boys (2% in)

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