adroitly

All Adverb
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  • He then adroitly changed the subject, and shortly after took his leave. Cited from A Peep into Toorkisthhan, by Rollo Burslem
  • No woman of twice her age could have told it more adroitly. Cited from Lady Connie, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • When it reached this point, she adroitly changed the current of her thoughts. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • Not in a long time had he had the turn called on him so adroitly. Cited from Gunsight Pass, by William MacLeod Raine
  • There was never any night in June which nature planned the more adroitly. Cited from The Certain Hour, by James Branch Cabell
  • She did it so adroitly that it was some time before I discovered what she was up to. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • First came several calls from people with bills and she put them off most adroitly. Cited from The Exploits of Elaine, Arthur B. Reeve
  • And who was the man who had thus adroitly taken hold of the public feeling to give it this strong direction? Cited from Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3), by Isaac Disraeli
  • As a combination of union and political party, it adroitly brought together national and international elements.
  • "It is said that you had that more adroitly done by your own friends." Cited from The Actress in High Life, by Sue Petigru Bowen
  • I will only suggest that this man managed very adroitly to find out where each one of us kept his money. Cited from Do and Dare, by Horatio Alger, Jr
  • He would have taken her hand here, but she slips adroitly behind a small table. Cited from The Hoyden, by Mrs. Hungerford [AKA: Margaret Wolfe Hamilton]
  • But I realized I must question her adroitly if I would find out these things. Cited from The Gold Bag, by Carolyn Wells
  • These they covered with palm-leaves, so adroitly put together that our roof was generally rain-proof. Cited from The Andes and the Amazon, by James Orton
  • Then seeing that this was not the way to gain his point, he adroitly shifted his lines. Cited from The Transgressors, by Francis A. Adams
  • The affair had been very adroitly begun, and success appeared certain. Cited from Memoirs And Historical Chronicles Of The Courts Of Europe, by Various
  • When he wished again to fire, he adroitly exchanged the old cap for a new one. Cited from The Dog Crusoe and his Master, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Men asked each other what unseen agency had been at work, what secret spring had been adroitly touched. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1576 by Motley
  • And then mother led her on, little by little, and most adroitly, to talk of herself and of her state of health. Cited from Stepping Heavenward, by Mrs. E. Prentiss
  • On the contrary, if such conversation is begun by any one else, do your best adroitly to turn the subject. Cited from George Washington's Rules of Civility, by Moncure D. Conway
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Meaning of adroitly

  • adverb With adroitness; in an adroit manner
    he handled the situation adroitly