Paddle8 works better than a smaller regional auction house because it is nimbler and its costs—to the seller and buyer—are lower.
Under its soft-spoken CEO and Chairman Gary Barber, the studio has emerged from bankruptcy, stronger and nimbler than before.
In the hardest-hit areas, smaller and nimbler groups are playing key relief roles, report Lizzie Crocker and Caitlin Dickson.
"Rumor hath a nimbler foot than a mule, young officer;" answered the honest guide.
Your eyes are sharper, and your hands are nimbler than mine, so take this measure!
She had a truer eye and nimbler fingers than either of the others.
Captain S—— was the heavier man, but the Georgia Major the nimbler, and they seemed very well matched.
Rather, it seemed to spur his feet, his hands and his mouth to nimbler activity.
Then, sir, I will first disburthen you of your cloak; you will be the nimbler to practise.
Stiff old steeds vainly essayed a nimbler gait, but gave it up in a few rods, and fell back to the steady jog.
"agile, light-footed," c.1300, nemel, from Old English næmel "quick to grasp" (attested but once), related to niman "to take," from Proto-Germanic *nemanan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Dutch, Gothic niman, Old Norse nema, Old Frisian nima, German nehmen "to take"), from PIE root *nem- "to divide, distribute, allot," also "to take" (cf. Greek nemein "to deal out," nemesis "just indignation," Latin numerus "number," Lithuanian nuoma "rent, interest," Middle Irish nos "custom, usage"). With excrescent -b- from c.1500 (cf. limb (n.1)). Related: Nimbleness. In 17c., English had nimblechaps "talkative fellow."