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nimble
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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

(someone who is agile does things easily)
  • Bellevigne de l'Etoile nimbly mounted the transverse beam, and in another minute, Gringoire, on raising his eyes, beheld him, with terror, seated upon the beam above his head.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (86% in)
  • "Come, now," resumed Phoebus, "you escaped nimbly the other evening.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (66% in)
  • The scholar finally reached the balcony of the gallery, and climbed over it nimbly, to the applause of the whole vagabond tribe.
    2.10.4 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 4 — An Awkward Friend (84% in)

There are no more uses of "nimble" in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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