Example sentences for: deftly

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

  • The script, by Neil Cuthbert, deftly juggles the fantasy of what our heroes want to be and the reality of what they are.

  • Some leads so deftly encapsulate the article to follow that the reader instantly knows he'd sooner be struck blind than read on.

  • The New York Times deems the plan "sensible" and "prudent," and a Washington Post editorial observes that Clinton deftly "changed the subject from the solvency of Medicare to its adequacy."

  • The hairpin turns from farce to melodrama, from satire to bathos, are fresh and deftly navigated, but almost every one of the underlying attitudes is smug and easy: from the corporate flunky named "Brad" to the interchangeable gay neighbors (they're both called "Jim") to the brutally homophobic patriarch next door, an ex-Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) who has reduced his wife (the normally exuberant Allison Janney) to a catatonic mummy and his son, Ricky (Bentley), to a life of subterranean deception.

  • Tripp has said she immediately suspected the TP was too deftly crafted to have originated with Lewinsky.


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