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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: Latin agilis, from agere; AGENT

agile

adjective
     
a‧gile
1 able to move quickly and easily:
Dogs are surprisingly agile.
2 someone who has an agile mind is able to think very quickly and intelligently:
He was physically strong and mentally agile.
agility noun [uncountable]
With surprising agility, Karl darted across the road.

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