dexterously

ADVERB
  1. with dexterity; in a dexterous manner
    dextrously he untied the knots
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How To Use dexterously In A Sentence

  • In Travelling Companions is foreshadowed James’s later skill in the description of ancient landscape and architecture; in At Isella, his habit of rounding out a story from the most flying hint; and in The Sweetheart of Mr. Briseux, at least in patches, his smoothly ironical, dexterously enwinding style. Chapter 8. Henry James
  • Troy threw the coin dexterously across the front plot and over the fence towards Gabriel, who shunned it in its fall, his face turning to an angry red. Far from the Madding Crowd
  • The girl blew into the pipe with her fingers moving dexterously.
  • How does it go?" asked Max, who was in a sixteen-foot canvas canoe like the one Steve handled so dexterously; while Bandy-legs, fearing to trust to anything so frail, had insisted on getting one of the older type lapstreak cedar boats, that were so marvelously beautiful in his eyes. The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island
  • He came in at this period and very dexterously disembarrassed the administration of these disputes by calling the notables to advise the form of calling and constituting the States.
  • To the end of this the assistant now touched his pontil, upon whose end he had taken up a little more glass, and this, being twisted in a ring round the foot of the stem, divided from the pontil by a huge pair of scissors, dexterously shaped with the plyers, and finally smoothed with a battledoor, became the foot of the wine-glass. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864
  • She clicks the top of her pen several times and flips it dexterously around her fingers like a majorette twirling a baton.
  • From the viewpoint of aircraft dynamics, the required air-input reduced, the performance of mechanics improved and the components of the system got dexterously and compactly.
  • All of a sudden, as he still trips dexterously enough among the dangers of a double-faced career, thinking no great evil, humming to himself the trillo, Fate takes the further conduct of that matter from his hands, and brings him face to face with the consequences of his acts. Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American
  • She quickly and dexterously gathered it all up in her free hand, and smiled up at Mercer.
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