adeptly

[ adjective uh-dept; noun ad-ept, uh-dept ]SEE DEFINITION OF adeptly
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Adeptly, he seized the right eyelid of M. Max, and rolled it back over his forefinger, disclosing the eyeball.

WORD ORIGIN

"an expert," especially "one who is skilled in the secrets of anything," 1660s, from Latin adeptus (see adept (adj.)). The Latin adjective was used as a noun in this sense in Medieval Latin among alchemists.

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