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adverb as in competently

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As for Haddington, its robot arm is considered one of the most lightweight and dexterous currently being sold.

From Fortune

One little part he dexterously omitted, describing the cause of death—disease of the heart.

They seize the former so dexterously by the neck that they always master them; the crocodile eggs they suck.

"We have seen a great deal of her of late years," Mrs. Harrowby continued, angling dexterously.

Gustavus Vasa was a young fellow there, who dexterously escaped this Bloodbath, and afterwards came to something.

Lady Celia caught him dexterously by the waist in her mouth, and, swimming to the outer rock, sat up and softly bit him in halves.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dexterously, such as: ably, adroitly, aptly, deftly, expertly, and handily.

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