Synonyms for agile
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : aj-uhl, -ahyl|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈædʒ əl, -aɪl|
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Définition of agileOrigin :
- 1580s, from Middle French agile (14c.) and directly from Latin agilis "nimble, quick," from agere "to move, drive" (see act (n.)). Related: Agilely.
- adj physically or mentally nimble, deft
- In stature he was about five feet eleven inches, and was apparently as agile as a leopard.
- Extract from : « Ridgeway » by Scian Dubh
- She had neither the strength of limb nor the agile grace of the mountaineer.
- Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
- The performers had been as agile then as now; but their agility had been free from any danger of a tumble.
- Extract from : « The Dominant Strain » by Anna Chapin Ray
- This is a chance for a young and agile torero to show his skill.
- Extract from : « The Harmsworth Magazine, v. 1, 1898-1899, No. 2 » by Various
- Nimble cried in reply, “Behold, how agile and entertaining I am!”
- Extract from : « Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17) » by Various
- No animal is agile and strong enough to be sure of escaping.
- Extract from : « The Industries of Animals » by Frdric Houssay
- His arms went about her agile little body, as her fingers clung to him.
- Extract from : « The Spoilers of the Valley » by Robert Watson
- It is not as much of a climber as the Racers are, nor is it as agile; but it is braver and will fight when cornered.
- Extract from : « Pathfinder » by Alan Douglas
- The men on the bank were watching his agile movements with interest.
- Extract from : « The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy » by Florence Partello Stuart
- He was past sixty, but was as agile as any of his celebrated pupils.
- Extract from : « The Lure of the Mask » by Harold MacGrath
Antonyms for agile
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