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Centuries have gone into the making of these rules and assumptions — and a bit of sleight of hand, as well.
WHY THE TAILORED SUIT — NOT RUFFLES AND LACE — BECAME SYNONYMOUS WITH POWERROBIN GIVHANMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Brate studies the way Kelce moves, the subtle steps and sleights he uses to come open with staggering frequency, even when the defense knows his quarterback will probably target him.
TRAVIS KELCE IS THE BEST TIGHT END IN FOOTBALL. JUST ASK ANY NFL PLAYER.ADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He said it met state carbon emissions reduction mandates by sleight of hand and was legal only on a technicality.
POLITICS REPORT: AUDIT DAY AT SANDAGSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSSEPTEMBER 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The old sleight-of-hand expert had stolen it, sure, and slipped it under his robe.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Just think: after five years of desertion, and trouble without end, and it all put right by a little sleight-of-hand.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
They were also adepts in tricks of sleight of hand, and had no mean acquaintance with what is called natural magic.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
This can be accomplished in several ways, either mechanically or purely by sleight of hand.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
He shot out his hand and produced his watch with the celerity of a sleight-of-hand performer.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
Nature fills her baskets by the same sleight-of-hand, and the observer must be on the alert who would possess her secret.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
Need you be surprised then, that a sleight-of-hand man, a manipulator of goblets, requires accomplices?
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO SLEIGHT

  • accomplishment
  • address
  • adroitness
  • aptitude
  • art
  • artistry
  • cleverness
  • clout
  • command
  • competence
  • craft
  • cunning
  • deftness
  • dexterity
  • dodge
  • ease
  • experience
  • expertise
  • expertism
  • expertness
  • facility
  • finesse
  • goods
  • handiness
  • ingenuity
  • intelligence
  • job
  • knack
  • know-how
  • line
  • moxie
  • one's thing
  • profession
  • proficiency
  • prowess
  • quickness
  • readiness
  • right stuff
  • savvy
  • skillfulness
  • sleight
  • smarts
  • stuff
  • technique
  • trade
  • what it takes
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