expertly

[ noun, verb ek-spurt; adjective ek-spurt, ik-spurt ]SEE DEFINITION OF expertly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPERTLY

A pack can twist you as suddenly and expertly on your back as the best of wrestlers.

But somebody produced a slipstick and began to juggle it expertly.

He took a pack of playingcards from his pocket and riffled them expertly.

Well made, expertly tailored—that accounts for a lot of its good looks.

The miners were aware of it first and quietly and expertly did some high grading.

He expertly advanced the power of the scope and swung it in slow arcs.

To the last, add (expertly) bicarbonate of soda, 39 oz.; mix thoroughly, and pass the whole through a sieve or dressing machine.

Arkalion righted him expertly, sat down gingerly beside him.

The rubbery hands of the autobath were soft and massaged him gently and expertly.

Expertly, she peeled back the end and exposed the tips of his fingers.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French expert and directly from Latin expertus, past participle of experiri "to try, test" (see experience). The noun sense of "person wise through experience" existed 15c., reappeared 1825. Related: Expertly.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXPERTLY

cleverly

adverbin a dexterous manner
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