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deftly Sentence Examples

  • He caught the vine deftly and grinned.

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  • Bill tossed Carmen's supply package to Alex, who deftly caught it.

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  • And Natasha began rapidly and deftly sorting out the things.

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  • He stopped at the last stall and deftly lifted the bucket over the gate, placing it on the floor with ease.

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  • The handsome young soldier who had brought the wood, setting his arms akimbo, began stamping his cold feet rapidly and deftly on the spot where he stood.

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  • She wept, not objecting when Han deftly lifted her and carried her back to her room.

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  • His sleeves were rolled up and his sinewy, hairy, red hands with their short fingers deftly turned the ramrod.

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  • His back was to her, the large muscles moving effortlessly as he deftly prepped another pot.

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  • Edith tried to close her door but Fred deftly slipped his foot in the way.

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  • Swift as before to strike, in three months' time he had deftly turned his own word against the would-be master by administering Due Correction for Mr Hobbes, or School Discipline for not saying his Lessons right, in a piece that differed from the Elenchus only in being more biting and unrestrained.

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  • To do this deftly, the hands should be plunged from time to time in dry ashes, to prevent the clay from sticking to them.

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  • She went to the table, set down the tray, and with her plump white hands deftly took from it the bottles and various hors d'oeuvres and dishes and arranged them on the table.

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  • With a swift motion, she sent the combination skyward where tack and bill joined the hundreds of others while she deftly caught the falling quarter to the cheers of the dinners.

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  • Wallis, who had deftly steered his course amid all the political changes of the previous years, managing ever to be on the side of the ruling power, was now apparently stung to fury by a wanton allusion in Hobbes's latest dialogue to a passage of his former life (his deciphering for the parliament the king's papers taken at Naseby), whereof he had once boasted but after the Restoration could not speak or hear too little.

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  • 41-43 (where the joining is not so deftly done as usual) and xxxii.

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  • Chocolate or dove-colored grounds with delicate diapers in gold and engobe; brown or black faience with white, yellow and pink designs incised or in relief; pottery curiously and deftly marbled by combinations of various colored clays these and many other kinds are to be found, all, however, presenting one common feature, namely, skilful finger-moulding and a slight roughening of the surface as though it had received the impression of coarse linen or crape before baking.

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  • The sub's motor hummed quietly and the pilot guided it deftly.

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  • She wept, not objecting when Han deftly lifted her and carried her back to her room.

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  • With a swift motion, she sent the combination skyward where tack and bill joined the hundreds of others while she deftly caught the falling quarter to the cheers of the dinners.

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  • Edith tried to close her door but Fred deftly slipped his foot in the way.

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  • He stopped at the last stall and deftly lifted the bucket over the gate, placing it on the floor with ease.

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  • The sub's motor hummed quietly and the pilot guided it deftly.

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  • Bill tossed Carmen's supply package to Alex, who deftly caught it.

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  • He caught the vine deftly and grinned.

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  • His back was to her, the large muscles moving effortlessly as he deftly prepped another pot.

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  • He was skilled at deftly combining mecha combat, martial arts, international criminal intrigue, high-school politics and a dash of teen romance.

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  • The verve and energy crackles throughout the film and sad moments are deftly handled by both cast and crew.

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  • His tone is often discursive, distinctly American, and always deftly directed toward each poem's purposes.

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  • You deftly flip goat tenderloins so the bottom is grilling.

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  • As if saluting, he deftly adjusted the front of his red headband and a thin finger of peppered hair tickled his crusty forehead.

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  • The lighter, perhaps more suitable lunch dishes that we finally plumped for were both deftly executed.

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  • You deftly flip goat tenderloins so the bottom is grilling.

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  • Chocolate or dove-colored grounds with delicate diapers in gold and engobe; brown or black faience with white, yellow and pink designs incised or in relief; pottery curiously and deftly marbled by combinations of various colored clays these and many other kinds are to be found, all, however, presenting one common feature, namely, skilful finger-moulding and a slight roughening of the surface as though it had received the impression of coarse linen or crape before baking.

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  • To do this deftly, the hands should be plunged from time to time in dry ashes, to prevent the clay from sticking to them.

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  • Some of the poorer sorts of furs, such as hamster, marmot, Chinese goats and lambs, Tatar ponies, weasels, kaluga, various monkeys, antelopes, foxes, otters, jackals and others from the warmer zones, which until recently were neglected on account of their inferior quality of colour, by the better class of the trade, are now being deftly dressed or dyed in Europe and America, and good effects are produced, although the lack of quality when compared with the better furs from colder climates which possess full top hair, close underwool and supple leathers, is readily manifest.

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  • Swift as before to strike, in three months' time he had deftly turned his own word against the would-be master by administering Due Correction for Mr Hobbes, or School Discipline for not saying his Lessons right, in a piece that differed from the Elenchus only in being more biting and unrestrained.

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  • Wallis, who had deftly steered his course amid all the political changes of the previous years, managing ever to be on the side of the ruling power, was now apparently stung to fury by a wanton allusion in Hobbes's latest dialogue to a passage of his former life (his deciphering for the parliament the king's papers taken at Naseby), whereof he had once boasted but after the Restoration could not speak or hear too little.

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  • 41-43 (where the joining is not so deftly done as usual) and xxxii.

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  • I just managed to keep him in sight as he deftly vaulted the rickety wooden fence at the back of the house.

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  • He would deftly invite the audience to go with him on a tightrope walk, led by his imagination.

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  • Choose a dark shadow - one that's a stark contrast to your base shade - and apply it deftly to the inner crease.

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  • Brittan infused the estate with his passion, independence, and drive to deftly set the Stags' Leap's course and preserve its unique terroir.

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  • Asymmetric garments include tops, skirts and dresses, all of which feature necklines or hems that are deftly cut at varying degrees.

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  • Executive producer Alan Ball deftly dodged questions about Lafayette as did series leads Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.

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  • Brooke Elliot deftly blends the two characterizations so seamlessly that the evolution of Deb as Jane quickly becomes "Just Jane".

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  • Classic styling deftly merged with high-precision is the defining characteristic of this women's Gucci watch collection.

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  • Despite their trendy reputation, atomic clock radios represent cutting edge engineering technology deftly placed under the layman's control.

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