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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agile  \Ag"ile\,  a.  [F.  agile,  L.  agilis,  fr  agere  to  move  See 
  {Agent}.] 
  Having  the  faculty  of  quick  motion  in  the  limbs;  apt  or  ready 
  to  move  nimble;  active;  as  an  agile  boy;  an  agile  tongue. 
 
  Shaking  it  with  agile  hand.  --Cowper. 
 
  Syn:  Active;  alert;  nimble;  brisk;  lively;  quick. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agile 
  adj  1:  moving  quickly  and  lightly;  "sleek  and  agile  as  a  gymnast"; 
  "as  nimble  as  a  deer";  "nimble  fingers";  "quick  of 
  foot";  "the  old  dog  was  so  spry  it  was  halfway  up  the 
  stairs  before  we  could  stop  it"  [syn:  {nimble},  {quick}, 
  {spry}] 
  2:  mentally  quick;  "an  agile  mind";  "nimble  wits"  [syn:  {nimble}] 




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