EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFT

And all this efflorescence of sacred splendour was created, little by little, by her deft fingers.

At length he had hit on making a whistle—the only thing his clumsy fingers had ever been deft at.

Are not my arms as strong, my hands as deft, my wits as keen, and my soul as true?

I am afraid that, deft as he was, he would have lost in a fair race.

It looked odd to see Constance with a needle, but she was deft with it.

The deft and practised poisoner administered a dose to his wife.

He is as deft at buttoning a glove as he is amiable at playing cards.

Of these he roped one and brought it back to camp, where he saddled it with deft swiftness.

With a deft hand she re-arranged the disordered folds of her dress.

When heads are bent, what a chance down the collar for a deft hand!

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