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Sample sentences for the GRE study word agile

agile can be used as a
agile can be used as a noun

1.Buck's marvellous quickness and agility stood him in good stead. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
2.He darted from one object to the other with the agility of a grasshopper. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
3.Had any special agility been his in earlier yout. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.--What I meant about tennis, for example, is the agility and training the eye. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.In a twinkling, and with the agility of his age, he had reached the hole in the partition. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.The Jew stepped back in this emergency, with more agility than could have been anticipated in a man of his apparent decrepitude and, seizing up the pot, prepared to hurl it at his assailant's head. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
7.Strength and agility of body were of the highest consequence, and commonly determined the fate of battles. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
8.During the day I was pitted against first men and then beasts, but as I was armed with a long-sword and always outclassed my adversary in agility and generally in strength as well, it proved but child's play to me. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
9.I must admit that he was a magnificent swordsman, and had it not been for my greater endurance and the remarkable agility the lesser gravitation of Mars lent me I might not have been able to put up the creditable fight I did against him. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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