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agile

adjective uk   /ˈædʒ.aɪl/  us   /-əl/

agile adjective (PHYSICALLY)

able to move your body quickly and easily: Monkeys are very agile climbers. You need to have agile fingers to do this kind of work.

agile adjective (MENTALLY)

able to think quickly and clearly: For a man of 80, he has a remarkably agile mind.
agility
noun [U] uk   /əˈdʒɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
He has the agility of a mountain goat. This job requires considerable mental agility.
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