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nimble

nim·ble

nimble

 
pronunciation:
nIm bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: nimbler, nimblest
definition 1: quick and agile in movement.
The cat made a nimble leap to the top of the bookshelf.My grandfather was surprisingly nimble for a man of his age.
synonyms:
agile, clever, light-footed, quick
antonyms:
lumbering
similar words:
active, athletic, dextrous, fleet, lissome, lithe, spry
definition 2: quick and clever in thinking or understanding.
She had no formal schooling, but with her nimble mind, she was able to educate herself.
synonyms:
agile, clever, quick, swift
antonyms:
dull, slow
similar words:
active, alert, lively, on one's toes, sharp
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derivations: nimbly (adv.), nimbleness (n.)