Example sentences for: deft

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

  • (The line between a deft, strategic withdrawal and a collapse of credibility is in the eye of the beholder.)

  • Even in the relatively primitive procedure we had witnessed, though, Joe had been so brisk and deft and the calves so nonchalant as soon as they got back on their feet that the business had not seemed so atrocious as one might think.

  • His deft manipulation of the debt ceiling during the 1995-96 government shutdown prevented a U.S. default and guaranteed that the political war between the president and the Republican Congress would not derail the thriving economy.

  • 2. Alan Keyes: I believe he bought up Nixon's old "Experience Counts" buttons and did some deft Magic Marker work.

  • Fashion journalists covering the couture are careful to explain the precise tailoring and the deft application of the paillettes, since most of it isn't meant to register on the scanning gaze.


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