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nimbly

[ nim-blee ]
/ ˈnɪm bli /
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adverb

with quick, light, easy movement:Our daughter sits on the ground plucking dandelions, her long brown fingers nimbly weaving them into a chain.
in a way that shows quick thinking or understanding, as in making appropriate adjustments, devising or carrying out plans, etc.:Local governance is often flexible and community based, enabling municipalities to respond to evolving conditions more nimbly than larger and slower-moving state governments.

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OTHER WORDS FROM nimbly

un·nim·bly, adverb
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