Example sentences for: deft

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

  • But most critics praise Hillerman's storytelling and deft handling of "the intersection of science and myth" (Bob Blumenthal, the Boston Globe ). (Buy this book from Amazon.com.)

  • 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.

  • Arab, American, and Israeli leaders praised his deft leadership, opposition to militant Islam, and brokerage of Middle East peace deals.

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

  • The cover story concludes that Hillary Clinton is a deft campaigner.


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