Adjective(1) skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
(1) To build with any efficiency and skill, the colonial craftsperson needed a dexterous hand when wielding both kinds of axes.(2) But with a quick, dexterous motion, Rosekiller hurled the knife at Ariana.(3) Cris Carter may be the most dexterous player, but he's not the only handy man in the NFL.(4) In his 10th collection, A Bit on the Side, his viewpoint-handling is brilliantly dexterous .(5) Thanks again to the remarkable, amiable, clever, dexterous , and strikingly handsome Lazarus for all the help he gave me on this chapter.(6) He is a shadow of the player who scored that wonderfully dexterous try in the monsoon against Argentina 15 months ago.(7) Howard has a sharp intellect, is very verbally dexterous , and loves a good argument with a willing opponent.(8) The patient should be mentally alert, manually dexterous , and have sterile urine.(9) In the eyes of Tsai, he is a fine politician who is well-educated, well-organized, self-restrained and dexterous in interpersonal skills.(10) The dexterous , anagrammatic intelligence of Eyeshot, Heather McHugh's seventh collection, nearly overwhelms.(11) However Bowler's dexterous , flowing language and dramatic plotting has earned him a growing following of readers who will rise to his considerable challenge.(12) New research carried out in nine cities around the world shows that the thumbs of people under the age of 25 have taken over as the hand's most dexterous digit, said The Observer.(13) Finance director John Lomer blamed hefty 18-year-old school-leavers who did not have ├ö├ç├┐sufficiently dexterous and dainty├ö├ç├û fingers.(14) The frustration is just like when you get popcorn kernel stuck somewhere in your back teeth and your tongue is not dextrous enough and your fingers are too grimy.(15) She quickly and dexterously gathered it all up in her free hand, and smiled up at Mercer.(16) They shoved us off scrums, stole our ball at the tackle, carried the ball powerfully into our defence, and showed dextrous handling skills in the open spaces.
1. deft ::
2. shrewd ::
1. ham-handed ::
2. handless ::
Different Formsdexterous, dexterously, dexterousness
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