dexterously

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  • And if he dexterously does every thing at once it will go a very long way. Cited from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete
  • What one is has little in common with what one knows or can dexterously do. Cited from Villa Elsa, by Stuart Henry
  • I never could have done it so dexterously as he did. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • Even if he does not believe you, my purpose will be answered, provided you do it dexterously. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1572 by Motley
  • He took his wife's letter between his fingers and dexterously folded it. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The comic element is used dexterously to bring out the fear of death.
  • Only, we must take steps to prevent his dexterously slipping through our fingers. Cited from An African Millionaire, by Grant Allen
  • They are not of any very high literary value, these poems that have been so dexterously set to music. Cited from Reviews, by Oscar Wilde
  • At the same moment something thrust itself dexterously between his moving legs and he fell heavily to the floor. Cited from Captivating Mary Carstairs, Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Then he dexterously leads the conversation into some other channel. Cited from Trumps, by George William Curtis
  • It will rest then with yourself to play your cards dexterously, and to follow up a winning game. Cited from The Star-Chamber, Volume 1, by W. Harrison Ainsworth
  • No man could drive a stiletto so dexterously and strongly into the heart. Cited from The Silent House, by Fergus Hume
  • First, he dexterously laid himself upon his back along the pole on top of the ladder. Cited from Chatterbox, 1905, by Various
  • Edward dexterously seized on the rumour to cut him off more completely from his old party. Cited from History of the English People, Volume III (of 8), by John Richard Green
  • I will therefore fasten one in its proper place very dexterously. Cited from A Tale of a Tub, Jonathan Swift
  • The laughing servant, who knew what was coming, had dexterously kept out of the way. Cited from Droll Stories, Complete, by Honore de Balzac
  • He went to his water-colour box, and dexterously painted them with black and white stripes. Cited from James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography
  • Eunane appeared to have performed very dexterously the novel duty assigned to her. Cited from Across the Zodiac, by Percy Greg
  • Upon this the duke dexterously broke off the debate and dismissed the council. Cited from Revolt of Netherlands, by F. Schiller, Book IV
  • As he spoke, he dexterously emptied his glass out of the window. Cited from Two Boys and a Fortune, by Matthew White, Jr.
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Meaning of dexterously

  • adverb With dexterity; in a dexterous manner
    dextrously he untied the knots