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Agile synonyms

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Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly
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  1. Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly
  2. Lively, active, and brisk; vigorous.
Moving quickly and lightly
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  1. Moving quickly and lightly
  2. Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft:
  3. Quick, clever, and acute in devising or understanding:
Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time:
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  1. Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time:
  2. Done or occurring immediately:
  3. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
Skillful in a quick, sure, and easy way; dexterous
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  1. Skillful in a quick, sure, and easy way; dexterous
  2. Quick and skillful; adroit.
Readily bent; supple:
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  1. Readily bent; supple:
  2. Marked by effortless grace:
  3. Bending easily; flexible; supple; limber; lissome
Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
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  1. Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
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  1. Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
  2. Easily bent or twisted; flexible; pliant
  3. Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
Having or showing mental skill
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  1. Having or showing mental skill
  2. Done with dexterity:
  3. Having or showing skill in the use of the hands or body
Capable of moving, bending, or contorting easily; supple.
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  1. Capable of moving, bending, or contorting easily; supple.
  2. Flexible, pliant, bendable.
  3. Able to bend the body easily; supple; lithe
Having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape
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  1. Having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape
  2. Physically active
  3. Physically strong, fit, skillful, active, etc.
Having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.
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  1. Having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.
  2. Having grace, or beauty of form, composition, movement, or expression; elegant
Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
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  1. Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
  2. Acting, or ready to act, with energy and force
  3. Physically strong and active.
Inclined to frisk about
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  1. Inclined to frisk about
  2. Lively; playful; frolicsome
  3. Energetic, lively, and playful:
Having a specified mood or nature. Used in combination:
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  1. Having a specified mood or nature. Used in combination:
  2. Full of or characterized by animation, vigor, or courage:
  3. Lively, vigorous, animated or courageous.
Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
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  1. Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
  2. Moving, progressing, or occurring with speed; swift; fast; quick
Being on time; punctual.
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  1. Being on time; punctual.
  2. Carried out or performed without delay:
  3. Quick to act or to do what is required; ready, punctual, etc.
Speaking or flowing easily; fluent.
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  1. Speaking or flowing easily; fluent.
  2. (Heraldry, not comparable) Having the right forefoot lifted, the others remaining on the ground, as if trotting; trippant.
  3. Quick; nimble; stepping lightly and quickly
Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy:
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  1. Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy:
  2. Producing an intended action or effect:
  3. Currently in use or effect:
Likely or about to do something:
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  1. Likely or about to do something:
  2. Mentally disposed; willing:
  3. Prepared or available for service, action, or progress:
Moving on or as if on wings; flying.
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  1. Moving on or as if on wings; flying.
  2. Lofty; sublime
  3. Having wings of a specified kind. Often used in combination:
That can run swiftly
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(Sports) In play; live:
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  1. (Sports) In play; live:
  2. Full of activity or animation; lively:
  3. Full of living or moving things; abounding:
Having buoyancy; able to float
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  1. Having buoyancy; able to float
  2. Having or marked by buoyancy:
  3. Lighthearted and lively
Of or relating to energy.
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  1. Of or relating to energy.
  2. Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
  3. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.
Stimulating or invigorating.
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  1. Stimulating or invigorating.
  2. Quick in manner or movement; energetic
  3. Active; busy
Moving quickly and lightly, as a dance
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  1. Moving quickly and lightly, as a dance
  2. Full of spirit; exciting; animated
  3. Full of life; active; vigorous
Moving or capable of moving with great speed; rapid; fast
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  1. Moving or capable of moving with great speed; rapid; fast
  2. Coming, occurring, or accomplished quickly:
  3. Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
Mentally responsive and perceptive; quick.
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  1. Mentally responsive and perceptive; quick.
  2. Watchful and ready, as in facing danger
  3. Quick in thought or action; active; nimble
Having a sharp edge or point; that can cut well
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  1. Having a sharp edge or point; that can cut well
  2. Eagerly desirous:
  3. Strongly felt or perceived; intense; strong
Quick, acute, or penetrating in perception or intellect
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  1. Quick, acute, or penetrating in perception or intellect
  2. Having clear form and detail:
  3. Brisk; active; vigorous
Able to bend without breaking; not stiff or rigid; easily bent; pliant
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  1. Able to bend without breaking; not stiff or rigid; easily bent; pliant
  2. Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
  3. Readily bending or twisting the body without injury:
Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.
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  1. Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.
  2. Capable or clever; able to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use; using materials at hand wisely or efficiently.
Fleeting; evanescent.
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  1. Fleeting; evanescent.
  2. Swift; rapid
  3. Moving swiftly and nimbly.
Not likely to stumble, slip, or fall
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  1. Not likely to stumble, slip, or fall
  2. Designed so as to hold well to the road:
  3. Walking steadily, moving freely, capable of finding good footing
Treading with light and nimble ease.
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  1. Treading with light and nimble ease.
  2. Alternative form of light-footed.
  3. Fleet, swift, not plodding, capable of running spritely.
Containing or caused by the action of the element mercury.
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  1. Containing or caused by the action of the element mercury.
  2. Caused by the action or use of mercury
  3. Having qualities suggestive of mercury; quick, quick-witted, volatile, changeable, fickle, etc.
Skillful at stealing, esp. by picking pockets
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  1. Skillful at stealing, esp. by picking pockets
  2. Having a light, delicate touch
  3. Having quick and nimble fingers.
Abrupt, curt in one's manner or in relation to others.
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  1. Abrupt, curt in one's manner or in relation to others.
  2. Stimulating or invigorating.
  3. Quick in manner or movement; energetic
Not hard to do or achieve; easy
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  1. Not hard to do or achieve; easy
  2. Done or achieved with little effort or difficulty; easy:
  3. Acting, working, or done easily, or in a quick, smooth way; fluent; ready
Moving quickly and lightly
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  1. Moving quickly and lightly
  2. Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft:
  3. Quick, clever, and acute in devising or understanding:
Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
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  1. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
  2. Done or occurring immediately:
  3. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen:
Lively, active, and brisk; vigorous.
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  1. Lively, active, and brisk; vigorous.
  2. Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly

Synonym Study

  • Sprightly implies animation or vivacity and suggests lightheartedness
  • Spry suggests nimbleness or alacrity, esp. as displayed by vigorous elderly people
  • Quick implies rapidity and promptness, seldom indicating, out of context, the degree of skillfulness
  • Agile and nimble both imply rapidity, ease, and lightness of movement, agile emphasizing dexterity in the use of the limbs and nimble, deftness in the performance of some act
Find another word for agile. In this page you can discover 50 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for agile, like: spry, nimble, quick, deft, lithe, sprightly, supple, dexterous, limber, athletic and easy-moving.