Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Lennon was not only lighter and more agile but had the advantage of better wind.

I am more supple than a serpent, more agile than a cat; I can slip in anywhere.

Mrs. Dyckman was the more agile in snatching up her cards and placing them.

The second phase calls for a more agile exercise of the imagination.

Falutini was as tall as Fairfax, more agile and with a hard head.

But the queen was more wary as well as more agile than hitherto.

After them came more men and the more agile of the women passengers.

Of the two, Irwin was far the more powerful, Keller the more agile and supple.

His cheeks had the rosy hue of perfect health, and his step was lighter and more agile than that of many men half his years.

He was heavier and harder, but David was more agile, and his whole heart was in the fight this time.