Example sentences for: deft

How can you use “deft” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Ted Bernstein, when he was assistant managing editor of The New York Times , published a house organ, “Winners and Sinners,” that offered kudos for the occasional “bright passage” or deft metaphor and cited questionable and nonstandard grammar and usage that appeared in the newspaper.

  • Elliot Goldenthal, the best film composer now working, has written typically imaginative music, rich in jagged harmony and deft scoring.

  • Throughout, he displays a deft and lively grasp of Southern history and letters, popular culture and cuisine.

  • Many responses listed deft and amusing oxymorons, but Lamar Alexander sought something more insidious than mere self-contradiction.

  • But whether it was the deft comic performances (James Coco as Gerald; a 50-gallon drum of sauerkraut as Dirk) or Doc's brilliant writing, something about that evening left a lasting impression.


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