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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.

I had been deftly handled by this Woodford, and yet I had not seemed to be.

He mixed them deftly, without saying a word, and gave them back to Muriel.

Tom deftly slipped the jack of diamonds to the bottom of the pack.

Deftly and silently he pulled the latter's gun from where it lay beside him.

The soldier took the glass, turning it deftly with one hand.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.