legerity
[ luh-jer-i-tee ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
16th Century; French from Middle French legerete, equivalent to leger
Synonyms
  • agility
  • quickness
Antonyms
  • sluggish
  • delay
Definition
physical or mental quickness
Example
A) Odysseus’ legerity and wit made him a legend in Greek mythology. B) In Greek mythology, Achilles was known for his prowess and legerity. He was often regarded as the fastest man in the world.
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