Synonyms for agilely

Grammar : Adv
Spell : aj-uhl, -ahyl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈædʒ əl, -aɪl

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Définition of agilely

Origin :
  • 1580s, from Middle French agile (14c.) and directly from Latin agilis "nimble, quick," from agere "to move, drive" (see act (n.)). Related: Agilely.
  • As in lightly : adv gently, effortlessly
  • As in softly : adv lightly
  • As in cleverly : adv in a dexterous manner
  • As in gracefully : adv lithely
  • As in nimbly : adv swiftly
  • As in busily : adv actively; intently
  • As in hastily : adv with great speed
Example sentences :
  • She climbed as agilely as she had run, and quickly gained the split crotch.
  • Extract from : « Nobody's Child » by Elizabeth Dejeans
  • Agilely Kirkwood swung himself over the side of the fuselage and swarmed down one of the supporting struts to the broad float.
  • Extract from : « Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S. » by Percy F. Westerman
  • Percy waited until his foe was almost upon him, then agilely leaped to one side.
  • Extract from : « Jim Spurling, Fisherman » by Albert Walter Tolman
  • Agilely Dacres swarmed up the swinging ladder and passed through the doorway.
  • Extract from : « The Dreadnought of the Air » by Percy F. Westerman

Antonyms for agilely

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