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1‘I have to practise to keep myself limber’
lithe, supple, nimble, lissom, flexible, fit, spry, sprightly, agile, acrobatic, quick-moving, deft, willowy, graceful, loose-jointed, loose-limbed
active, lively, in good condition
informal in good nick
‘they had been limbering up for their evening's training schedule’
warm up, loosen up, get into condition, get into shape, get ready, prepare, practise, train, drill
stretch, exercise, work out
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