nimbleness

  • 1Nimbleness — Nim ble*ness, n. The quality of being nimble; lightness and quickness in motion; agility; swiftness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2nimbleness — index dispatch (promptness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3nimbleness — noun 1. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble • Syn: ↑agility, ↑legerity, ↑lightness, ↑lightsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nimble, ↑lightsome (for: ↑ …

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  • 4nimbleness — noun see nimble …

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  • 5nimbleness — See nimble. * * * …

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  • 6nimbleness — noun the quality of being nimble Tis better that the enemy seek us; …

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  • 7nimbleness — Synonyms and related words: acuity, acuteness, adroitness, agility, alacrity, alertness, aptitude, aptness, attention, attentiveness, braininess, brightness, brilliance, briskness, clear thinking, cleverness, dexterity, dispatch, esprit,… …

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  • 8nimbleness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. grace, vivacity, skill; see agility . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being mentally agile: agileness, agility, dexterity, dexterousness, quickness. See ABILITY …

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  • 9nimbleness — nim·ble·ness || nɪmblnɪs n. quickness; easiness of movement; cleverness …

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  • 10nimbleness — n. Briskness, smartness, agility, spryness, alertness, activity, sprightliness, celerity, speed, swiftness …

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  • 11nimbleness — n 1. agility, sprightliness, spryness, featliness, lightness, gracefulness, grace; nimble footedness, fleet footedness, light footedness, light leggedness; legerity, alacrity, celerity, activity, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, address;… …

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  • 12nimble — nimbleness, n. nimbly, adv. /nim beuhl/, adj., nimbler, nimblest. 1. quick and light in movement; moving with ease; agile; active; rapid: nimble feet. 2. quick to understand, think, devise, etc.: a nimble mind. 3. cleverly contrived: a story with …

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  • 13agility — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. nimbleness, dexterity, spryness, quickness, deftness, briskness, swiftness, sprightliness, friskiness, rapidity, readiness, liveliness, promptitude, alacrity, promptness, alertness, dispatch, expedition, litheness, activity …

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  • 14mental dexterity — noun intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind nimbleness of wit and imagination • Syn: ↑nimbleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nimble (for: ↑nimbleness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 15Lightness — Light ness, n. [From {Light} not heavy.] The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace. [1913 Webster] Syn: Levity; volatility; instability; inconstancy; unsteadiness;… …

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  • 16lightness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. levity; gaiety, volatility; nimbleness, grace; paleness. See activity, colorlessness. Ant., heaviness, seriousness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Illumination] Syn. brightness, glow, sparkle, blaze, shine;… …

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  • 17dexterity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. adroitness, facility, skill; see ability 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. skill, adroitness, deftness, cleverness, expertise, know how, knack, touch, aptitude, facility, nimbleness, finesse. ANT.: ineptitude, clumsiness …

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  • 18Activity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Activity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 activity activity Sgm: N 1 briskness briskness liveliness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 animation animation life vivacity spirit dash energy …

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  • 19celerity — celerity, alacrity, legerity are comparable when they are used in reference to human beings and denote quickness in movement or action. Celerity stresses speed in moving or especially in accomplishing work {she could, when she chose, work with… …

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  • 20agility — noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble • Syn: ↑legerity, ↑lightness, ↑lightsomeness, ↑nimbleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nimble (for: ↑nimbleness), ↑ …

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