Example sentences for: deft

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

  • Though his endorsement of Bradley was anticipated, he delivered it with deft timing in the midst of a Bradley surge, giving his pal from the Senate Finance Committee a significant boost.

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.


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