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Synonyms for spry

moving or performing quickly, lightly, and easily

Synonyms for spry

moving quickly and lightly

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The little Oblate missioner descended spryly from the steamer's bridge, crossed her canted deck, and with British Columbia fog swirling about him, paused by the ladder head.
On them appear shifting images of the appropriate body part, spryly juxtaposed with Christian iconography, and scenes from bondage-themed movies like Mutiny on the Bounty and from Flanagan's own self-mortifying performances.
Hitchcock himself devised the publicity through which his directorial signature-and his spryly deployed obese figure with its trademark intrusions into the world of his films--came to be known everywhere.
Spryly comic opening scene, in which inventor Qin Fen (Ge) sells his Conflict Resolution Terminal--basically an empty plastic tube--to a dumb venture capitalist (local comic Fan Wei) is a kind of farewell by Feng to his past movies mocking China's nouveau riche.
Graf served two aces while taking a 5-2 lead, and on the changeover she spryly strode to the baseline looking to put away the match.
Wajda, aided and abetted by co-scribes Wladyslaw Pasikowski and Przemyslaw Nowarkowski, demonstrates a masterful ability to convey plot points, illustrate character and create atmosphere with just a few lines of dialogue and spryly rendered visual brushstrokes.