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agile

ag·ile

agile

 
 
pronunciation:
ae jl [or] ae jaIl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: quick and graceful in physical movement; nimble.
Gymnasts need to be very agile.
 
synonyms:
fleet, graceful, light-footed, lissome, lithe, nimble, spry, supple, tripping
antonyms:
awkward, stiff
similar words:
active, athletic, brisk, deft, dextrous, quick, sprightly, swift
definition 2: quick in mind; alert.
He has an agile mind and can quickly solve your riddle.
synonyms:
alert, keen, nimble, on the ball, quick, quick-witted, sharp
antonyms:
slow
similar words:
active, adroit, apt, astute, clever, dextrous, lively
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derivations: agilely (adv.), agileness (n.), agility (n.)
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