How to use Dexterous in a sentence
The dexterous Greeks humoured him to the top of his bent.
He was a ready and powerful debater, full of resource, and dexterous in controversy.
By this dexterous stroke he gained a new and wealthy kingdom, and completely re-established his fortunes.
By very dexterous military and diplomatic operations Vitellius succeeded completely.
Gemini's hands are particularly nimble and dexterous, so any profession that requires detailed product carvings would be a good fit.Advertisement
Of all the princes who sought to advance their fortunes in this way the most dexterous and successful were those of Moscow.
Weapons can be fired while you're driving, proving that gangsters are almost as dexterous as Olympic gymnasts.
It has a solid, balanced structure with dexterous tannins, bright acidity, a smooth texture, and a lengthy finish with a defined redux of flavors.
Much of the information in this was derived from personal experience, for Defoe claims to have made many more tours and visits about England than those of which we have record; but the major part must necessarily have been dexterous compilation.
By dexterous diplomacy he first succeeded (1504) in rendering it impossible for Cesare Borgia to remain in Italy.Advertisement
On the 27th of May he was with Angus in the castle of Edinburgh; on the 30th of May, by a bold and dexterous ride, he was with his mother in the castle of Stirling, with Archbishop Beaton, Argyll and Maxwell.
Instead of persisting in fruitless attempts to dry extensive areas by a few dexterous cuts, he insisted on the necessity of providing every field that needed draining at all with a complete system of parallel underground channels, running in the line of the greatest slope of the ground, and so near to each other that the whole rain falling at any time upon the surface should sink down and be carried off by the drains.
The performer offers to demonstrate how he became so dexterous as a magician by revealing an exercise called " Dead Cutting.
The proper and dexterous handling of firearms seems to be fading from the screen - along with the management of a square-rigged sailing vessel.
Well-balanced, dexterous, slick, the Four Kings shows a solid backbone and finesse.Advertisement
The honorable Member for Birmingham had made a very dexterous speech, a skillful evolution in favor of the middle classes.
A subsidy was granted which the elector did not regard as adequate, and by a dexterous use of his power he established his right to take an excise on beer.
By dexterous management and large promises he overcame the scruples of the Greek troops against the length and danger of the war; a Spartan fleet of thirty-five triremes sent to Cilicia opened the passes of the Amanus into Syria and conveyed to him a Spartan detachment of 700 men under Cheirisophus.