Synonyms & Antonyms : Nimble

Nimble



( Adjective )


Being as
nimble as an ant is what will take you to a new height.

Synonyms:

Active

Agile

Prompt

Flexible

Quick

Speedy

Spry

Swift

Contextual Examples:

Even at the age of 85, Khuswant Singh is very
active and agile.

She is very
prompt in giving salary to her workers.

His attitude towards life is quiet
flexible.

The
quick reply given by the child surprised all of us.

Speedy action on the part of the fire brigade saved the house from destruction.

At 75 she is very
spry. She manages everything in time.

The thief made a
swift exit leaving no trace of his identity.



Antonyms:

Clumsy

Unready

Sluggish

Inert

Inactive

Dull

Dilatory

Contextual Examples:

Poor children of a slum cannot help looking
clumsy. They are after all underfed and shabbily dressed.

The police was
unready to chase the dacoits. No wonder the dacoits decamped.

My habits have become
sluggish. This is the result of my recent sickness.

Our science teacher is rather
inert, although extremely intelligent.

Anil is rather
inactive for the type of quality education he is enjoying.

Our new teacher is rather
dull and drab in his lecturers.




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