[ UK /ˈæd‍ʒa‍ɪl/ ]
[ US /ˈædʒəɫ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. moving quickly and lightly
    the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it
    nimble fingers
    quick of foot
    as nimble as a deer
    sleek and agile as a gymnast
  2. mentally quick
    an agile mind
    nimble wits
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How To Use agile In A Sentence

  • The only seriously bad bit is that you become less agile and less strong. Times, Sunday Times
  • Another level could be called "agile big data," whose concern is solving a different class of problems and allows more experimentation. Forbes.com: News
  • The flow of assistance to Vietnam's fragile economy from its ideological allies has virtually halted.
  • Though the population is still fragile, today as many as 1,000 birds overwinter in the state.
  • But I now understand how fragile its mighty wilderness really is.
  • Being victims of their own success, many dime novels and yellowbacks are fragile or in poor repair.
  • All specimens are exuviae, with thin and fragile carapaces and abdomens and fragmentary bodies and appendages.
  • And, to be honest, he did not seem to be that agile as he moved around stage.
  • Also known as a ‘parrot lizard’ for its parrotlike beak, the herbivore was a strong, agile dinosaur that walked on its two hind legs.
  • The note on the box said 'Fragile - handle with care '.
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