Example sentences for: dexterity

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

  • All you need, apparently, is a lathe, a sharp knife, a band saw (not to be confused with a hawk), manual dexterity, dedication, and the requisite amount of the higher lunacy (though, like Hamlet, Arnold is but mad northnorth-west), and you too could say: I can do that.

  • Altered cerebral function may also result in disordered language and difficulty in movements requiring dexterity.

  • One of the many amazing things about "Spikey" Isikoff's new book, Uncovering Clinton , is the dexterity of its execution.

  • Police say Patsy's handwriting samples are inconclusive because her manual dexterity has been hampered by sedatives she has taken since JonBenet's death.

  • She recently published a book called The Language of Silence , about German literature's relationship to the Holocaust, in which she accuses Grass of a flippant disregard for Germany's victims: "[T]here is an ingrained obtuseness and insensitivity to those who suffered and died, evident in a language where silence is veiled in verbal dexterity and a creative exuberance rooted in pre-Holocaust aesthetics."


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