Example sentences for: dexterity

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Village contests judge competitors on their most spectacular flying skills — height, dexterity, and the humming sound produced by the wind through the kite-head.

  • Always read "more for his trend-setting insights than his novelistic dexterity," he loses his hipster cred with this novel "by jumping on the already tired beauty-pageant-bashing bandwagon" ( Publishers' Weekly ). Even worse, "his brand labels are just slightly faded," and the story feels "curiously clipped and uptight" (Tom Shone, the New York Times ). On a more positive note, many also point out that despite his faux pas, Coupland has put together "a brilliant set of riffs" on pop culture and Hollywood life (James Poniewozik, Time ). (Click here to see some of the furniture the author has designed.)


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