skilfully

All Adverb
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  • The men who live in history are those whose lives have been skilfully written. Cited from Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great, by Elbert Hubbard
  • That it has not always been very skilfully played is another matter. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • And quickly and skilfully, and with good heart he goes at his task. Cited from Quiet Talks on Following the Christ, by S. D. Gordon
  • Nevertheless, so skilfully was the campaign conducted, pressure soon made itself felt from above. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • To do this he skilfully used to his advantage the resources available to him at the time.
  • She could play the piano most skilfully, although as yet she had no instrument. Cited from Homestead on the Hillside, by Mary Jane Holmes
  • Jack fought her off skilfully, and, at last, she made an attack from another quarter. Cited from The Lady of the Ice, by James De Mille
  • It seemed suitable for twenty thousand men, and had very skilfully laid-out streets. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Vol. 14, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
  • Their plans were made skilfully and carried out to the letter. Cited from The Genius, by Margaret Horton Potter
  • He very skilfully convinced everyone to give much more than what their original intention was.
  • And how well it was done -- how the man could write; how skilfully he made his points. Cited from The Inheritors, by Joseph Conrad and Ford M. Hueffer
  • Thus, then, it falls to me to right him as skilfully as I may. Cited from Ensign Knightley and Other Stories, by A. E. W. Mason
  • Who could have attended her so skilfully and devotedly as her only son? Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • I could not have played more skilfully with the dog myself. Cited from Driftwood Spars, by Percival Christopher Wren
  • Let your conversation be adapted as skilfully as may be to your company. Cited from Routledge's Manual of Etiquette, Pub. by George Routledge & Sons
  • I was thinking what I should say, when he skilfully turned the conversation into an ordinary channel. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 31, May, 1860
  • Books, music, art -- he could handle these subjects no less skilfully than others political or personal. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • His formal entrance into the capital of his kingdom of Italy had been skilfully arranged. Cited from The Court of the Empress Josephine, I. Saint-Amand
  • Whatever share the butler had taken in these recent events, he had played his part skilfully. Cited from Dead Men's Money, by J. S. Fletcher
  • He who can skilfully exhibit the latter, is almost certain to win the heart of the former. Cited from In the Days of My Youth, by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
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