Example sentences for: deftness

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

  • Confronted with allegations about campaign-finance irregularities or with questions about her husband's business dealings, Ferraro has bobbed and weaved with Clintonian deftness: Hand out a few documents, hedge, cavil, deny, admit with explanation.

  • (Livingston does not seem to notice the obvious conflict between Points 3 and 4, nor the factual difficulties raised by Point 2.) Shields is dumbstruck by Livingston's slippery deftness but gets off this quip: "I have no idea whose side you're on or whom you're defending but I know you just endorsed the New Testament."

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