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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGILITY

The agility and bounds of the evening were insured only at a price like this.

Then, in a second, with an agility absolutely staggering, he was on his feet.

Then, with an agility quite remarkable, he vaulted into the saddle.

Impertinence, gayety, agility, muscle—that was what women loved in men.

Then Cyprien climbed up a chimney pipe, with the agility of a cat.

If proof of this lightness and agility be needed, here is a fact in illustration.

The performers had been as agile then as now; but their agility had been free from any danger of a tumble.

The agility of submarines and flying machines will grow almost indefinitely.

The agility which these animals display in these feats is truly astonishing.

Beyond all instruments and weapons are his skill, agility, gumption, diplomacy.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Old French agilité (14c.), from Latin agilitatem (nominative agilitas) "mobility, nimbleness, quickness," from agilis, from agere "to move" (see act (n.)).

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