[ UK /ˈæd‍ʒa‍ɪl/ ]
[ US /ˈædʒəɫ/ ]
  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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