Example sentences for: deft

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

  • 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.

  • The endowment's supporters in the entertainment industry are less deft.

  • Devising the question calls for the deft and tactful art of the straight man, for playing George Burns to your Gracie Allen.

  • 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.

  • 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.)


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