deftness


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skillfulness in the use of the hands or body

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skillful performance or ability without difficulty

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Likewise, LElephant features the tuba with similar deftness.
I was confounded by how smoothly they played, and the deftness of their hands at certain moments and tempos.
What I meant in my letter was that Luqman's article on Dilip Kumar had no deftness, we usually see in his other articles.
This was more akin to nerd-fest University Challenge - Kirsty Wark unfortunately lacking any of the deftness of touch of either Paxman or Gascoigne.
Peake describes his friend's later struggles with AIDS and eventual death with the same detail, sensitivity, and literary deftness.
But with six laps to go, Lorenzo took the lead with a sublime inside pass on Stoner, pinching the inside lane through a steep, downhill chicane with pinpoint deftness.
Last fall, we called that debt (then only $331 million) "an elephant in the room" where Arkansans were otherwise celebrating the deftness with which our state government had navigated the Great Recession that swamped most other states.
However, the pic retains just enough deftness and wit to see it through.
Instead of shying away from posh localities, the desperate criminals feel emboldened to commit daylight robberies at the residences of wealthy traders with the film-like precision and deftness.
Listening to her performances, however, she braves the roiling currents with a deftness that seems hardly human.
But presenter Aarathi Prasad, a geneticist and mother of a mixed-race child, gave it a palatable deftness.
He thinks the problem is that the textbooks are not very interested, so that students pretty much sleep their way through the course, and do not have enough exercises, or enough variety of them, to allow students to acquire deftness.
He also showed particular deftness at inserting eye drops in outer space by squeezing some liquid out, letting it perch on the container and then bringing it to his eye.
The England winger showed that his deftness isn't just in his left foot in setting up Aliadiere and the ex-Arsenal flier rolled his man expertly and finished accurately past the despairing dive of Kirkland.
Poignant, but ultimately uplifting, feelgood drama with a script grittily similar in its deftness to The Full Monty.