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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.]
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|Noun||1.||nimbleness - intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind; "nimbleness of wit and imagination"|
intelligence - the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
|2.||nimbleness - the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble|
gracefulness - beautiful carriage
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1. agility, skill, grace, lightness, proficiency, dexterity, alacrity, adroitness, sprightliness, nippiness (Brit. informal), spryness The friar leapt to his feet with a nimbleness we could scarcely credit.
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nimbleness[ˈnɪmblnɪs] N [of person] → agilidad f; [of feet] → ligereza f; [of fingers] → destreza f
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