adroitness


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skillfulness in the use of the hands or body

Synonyms for adroitness

skillful performance or ability without difficulty

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With great adroitness and sensitivity, Young navigates the reader through the complex and even mesmerizing story of the rise of contemporary evangelicalism, from its origins in the counterculture movement of the 1960s to the subsequent efforts in the 1980s of right-wing politics to appropriate it and fuse it firmly to a larger American political agenda--one characterized by ultra-capitalism, hyper-individualism, high-consumerism, and Republican-dominated views on family, sexuality, reproduction, private enterprise, and national security.
Cashin envisions these newly evolved citizens emerging specifically from white America; if any group already embodies the adroitness that she describes, it's African Americans.
Shalaby is a brilliant actress who tends always to play different roles with adroitness.
They are either positively reinforcing--a virtuous cycle--or negatively impacting on one another--a vicious cycle--depending on the adroitness of regional policymakers in promoting synergy or "equilibrium" among demands which are sometimes appear to be in conflict with one another.
The chapter describes Smith's adroitness in procuring that material previously published be purchased again (more expensively).
Moxley's essay is smart, her adroitness in reading poems is obvious, and I'm sympathetic to her aims.
His virology expertise, intellectual adroitness and prior experience in the forefront of the fight against HIV/AIDS coalesced to render him not only expert at anticipating the progress of the epidemiology and pathologies of Zika but also the likely public health response.
The flip side of his endlessly variable adroitness is a weirdly desultory flattening, a sense that every idea, from the throwaway silly to the genuinely profound, has been subjected to the same operations of his gee-whiz contraptionism.
Accordingly, our attacks were deprived of the conventional adroitness.
This part of the meeting needs the adroitness of the chair to steer the discussion and ensures that everybody is able to talk.
His timing of the piano entry raised the hairs on the back of the neck, but that was only one example of the adroitness of his scoring.
Children as less as 7 or 8 years exhibiting their adroitness at handling cell phones and various electronic gadgets is more of a scary proposal than an amusing sight.
And, for an audience of one, Leech seals his adroitness with an impish take on the posh English tones of "Downton Abbey'' creator and writer Julian Fellowes.
A number of critics have praised Hoban's adroitness, and Harold Bloom included the novel in his work The Western Canon (1994), while the author Anthony Burgess wrote that Riddley Walker was exactly what literature should be (12).
Now at the height of her vocal powers, Gauvin has for two decades been lauded for her interpretation of Baroque arias, for her crystalline top notes, the warmth of tone throughout her range, her technical adroitness and stylistic panache.