She stood out in the corridor while this was deftly and swiftly done.
She guided him deftly back to music, to the opera, to the night of Iphigenia.
He had taken his hat, and was smoothing it deftly with the palm of his hand.
Yet even from this rebuff he managed to deftly extract a compliment.
He turned toward her; she accomplished that deftly, then glanced across at the clock.