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  • adj. superlative form of nimble: most nimble.

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Examples

  • I, whom Vincentio Saviola termed his nimblest and most agile disciple, was, to speak briefly, foiled by a cow-boy, who knew no more of fence than is used at every country wake.

    The Monastery

  • Saviola termed his nimblest and most agile disciple, was, to speak briefly, foiled by a cow-boy, who knew no more of fence than is used at every country wake.

    The Monastery

  • At its nimblest, the book evokes centuries with ease, providing the pleasantly anachronistic appeal of a Victorian novel about the internet bubble.

    The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman – review

  • At the time, ABC was as big as William Morris, and Sol Safian was one of their nimblest agents.

    Me, The Mob, And The Music

  • The nimblest controversialist in the movie, curiously, turns out to be the guy who dresses up as Jesus at the Holy Land Experience.

    An Atheist Walks Into a Bar …

  • Jesse Williams was one of the nimblest shortstops in blackball history, blessed with quick feet and a bat that had surprising pop.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • The nimblest boys had clambered up the cliffs to claim a great number of them.

    Raven Speak

  • They're already outed as not the nimblest, and their candidate can survive anything -- corruption, inconsistency, senility -- except being made to look silly.

    McCain Himself Invokes POW Past To Deflect Criticism Of Houses Gaffe

  • The better part of that afternoon consists of the slaughter and skinning, cutting and cleaning, with procedures marked by care and precision, right down to evacuating the insides of each and every inch of intestine with the nimblest of digital movements, akin to and no less delicate a process than spinning yarn from raw wool.

    BBQ Goat In Oaxaca: The Pomp, Ceremony And Tradition

  • FIGHTER AND RADAR-JAMMING PLANESDuring bombing missions, even the nimblest strike planes are vulnerable.

    Did Saddam Blink?

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