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adj. wield·i·er, wield·i·est
Easily wielded or managed.


adj, wieldier or wieldiest
easily handled, used, or managed


(ˈwil di)

adj. wield•i•er, wield•i•est.
readily wielded or managed, as in use or action.


- Means "easily controlled or handled," and once meant "agile, nimble."
See also related terms for nimble.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wieldy - easy to handle or use or managewieldy - easy to handle or use or manage; "a large but wieldy book"
unmanageable, unwieldy - difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape; "we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter"; "almost dropped the unwieldy parcel"
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This recourse to the courts is even more surprising as there is no evidence that any sort of administrative proceedings were opened to recover the clearly misappropriated sums, such as those supposedly used to pay for analyses that were never performed, a far wieldier approach than criminal proceedings.
For one, the new tech actually works, with wieldier devices now offering crisp visuals and precise tracking of head movements as we stare into a virtual space.
Also because of the complexity, it appears that the HSSP authors had to simplify the original conceptual work of the HSSP to make it wieldier, yet with less intellectual heft.