Example sentences for: deft

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

  • 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.

  • A slightly Lenovian question, perhaps--it's easy to picture him holding up the komedy kards, then rushing out to buy another kollectible kar--but it was redeemed by some deft responses.

  • 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.

  • 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.)

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


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