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  1. agile, nimble, quick, spry(adj)

    moving quickly and lightly

    "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"

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  1. spry(Adjective)

    Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.

  2. Origin: From British dialectal sprey, from sprækr, from sprēkiz, from (s)pereg-. Cognate with dialectal sprygg. More at spark. Related to sprack, sprig, sprug, freckle.

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  1. Spry

    having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active

  2. Origin: [Cf. dial. Sw. sprygg lively, skittish, and E. sprag.]

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  1. Spry

    Spry is a census-designated place in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,891 at the 2010 census.

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