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Daemon
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agile

(adjective) Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.

Synonyms: nimble, spry, quick

Usage: She moved quickly and was agile as a gymnast.
Irma Crespo
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AGILE.- adj. Able to move or act quickly and eassily; active. Mrs. Flynn is quite agile for her age.
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Daybreaks of Gods
marvelously awoke my valleys.
Take offs!
Riverbeds!
Swallows! Stars!
Hard and agile dawns!


"Poem Detained in a Daybreak" by Julia de Burgos
striker
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even with a heavy backpack on i'm very nimble on the trails
8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Saturday, May 30, 2015 9:19:13 AM

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Daemon wrote:
agile

(adjective) Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.

Synonyms: nimble, spry, quick

Usage: She moved quickly and was agile as a gymnast.


Agile kangaroos sparred until they were tired.
Milica Boghunovich
Posted: Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:13:39 AM
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Daemon wrote:
agile

(adjective) Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.

Synonyms: nimble, spry, quick

Usage: She moved quickly and was agile as a gymnast.
- not a parallel structure -

The usage example would be much better as follows:

She was as agile as a gymnast who moves quickly and nimbly.
Wagner Douglas
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"Agile in his youth, Mr. Pattenson no longer ran Cross Country - instead he's retired but he coaches the local high school Cross Country team."
johnfl
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agile, that's my new sweater.
Gary98
Posted: Saturday, May 30, 2015 11:18:36 AM

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Daemon wrote:
agile

(adjective) Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.

Synonyms: nimble, spry, quick

Usage: She moved quickly and was agile as a gymnast.


The word itself looks agile.
Fujifan
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Jack be nimble,
Jack be quick,
Jack jump over
The candlestick
johnfl
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jack be agile jack be quick where did jack put the candle stick?
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