nimbly


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nim·ble

 (nĭm′bəl)
adj. nim·bler, nim·blest
1. Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft: nimble fingers.
2. Quick, clever, and acute in devising or understanding: nimble wits. See Synonyms at dexterous.

[Middle English nemel, from Old English nǣmel, quick to seize and numol, quick at learning; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

nim′ble·ness n.
nim′bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.nimbly - in a nimble or agile mannernimbly - in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease; "nimbly scaling an iron gate"- Charles Dickens; "leaped agilely from roof to roof"

nimbly

adverb
1. agilely, lightly, easily, smartly, briskly, gracefully, deftly, skilfully, spryly, proficiently, dexterously Sabrina jumped nimbly out of the van.
2. smartly, sharply, alertly, readily, quick-wittedly The head of Quebec's Treasury Board has negotiated nimbly with the trade unions.
Translations
بِرَشاقَه
hbitěmrštně
adræt
fimlega
atikçeçevikçe

nimbly

[ˈnɪmblɪ] ADV
1. [jump, skip] → ágilmente; [dance] → con ligereza
2. [stitch, fasten] → con destreza

nimbly

[ˈnɪmbli] adv [jump, move, leap] → agilement, avec agilité

nimbly

adv work, respondflink; danceleicht(füßig); jump, climb, stepgelenkig, behände (geh); her fingers moved nimblyihre Finger bewegten sich leicht und flink

nimbly

[ˈnɪmblɪ] advagilmente

nimble

(ˈnimbl) adjective
quick and light in movement. a nimble jump.
ˈnimbly adverb
References in classic literature ?
At that hour the clear-voiced nymphs are with him and move with nimble feet, singing by some spring of dark water, while Echo wails about the mountain-top, and the god on this side or on that of the choirs, or at times sidling into the midst, plies it nimbly with his feet.
While they were talking, Robin had been nimbly changing clothes with the old woman, through the window, and in a jiffy he stood forth complete, even to the spindle and twine.
By thy advice the heavy, unread, folio lump, which long had dozed on the dusty shelf, piecemealed into numbers, runs nimbly through the nation.
The tailor sprang nimbly down, seized the tree with both arms as if he had been carrying it, and said to the giant: 'You are such a great fellow, and yet cannot even carry the tree
The others hesitated a moment and then broke for the trees, some running nimbly among the branches, while others lost themselves to us between the boles.
this creature who had seemed to me so decrepit leaped nimbly upon my shoulders, and hooking his legs round my neck gripped me so tightly that I was well-nigh choked, and so overcome with terror that I fell insensible to the ground.
Like some huge phantom, Kala swung noiselessly from tree to tree; now running nimbly along a great branch, now swinging through space at the end of another, only to grasp that of a farther tree in her rapid progress toward the scene of the tragedy her knowledge of jungle life told her was being enacted a short distance before her.
Toto and Billina had followed her into the room and when he saw them the rabbit ran to a table and sprang upon it nimbly.
cried he once more, and heaved his stick at the fond beggar, who, however, ran nimbly away.
But today, as he sat gazing upon her, he found himself noting the beauties of Teeka's form and features--something he never had done before, since none of them had aught to do with Teeka's ability to race nimbly through the lower terraces of the forest in the primitive games of tag and hide-and-go-seek which Tarzan's fertile brain evolved.
For several seconds they remained thus, then Korak advanced cautiously a few yards and leaped nimbly into a tree.
I bid her be cautious lest she got a fall, and she nimbly disappeared.