Example sentences for: deft

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

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

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

  • For the first half-hour or so, he marveled at the film's deft, improvisational style.

  • (Sounds like an impressively deft adaptation, I know, but--really--it was nothing.)

  • 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.


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