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.

  • Whether it is rational for a person to make the decision I made depends on a number of factors, including: 1) the physical conditions in which the device is to be installed; 2) the person's manual dexterity; 3) the alternative uses of the person's time; 4) the person's risk aversion; 5) the person's tolerance for hassle; 6) the person's income; 7) the person's age; 8) the prospective marginal tax on the person's estate.

  • 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."

  • At times, Lewinsky's dexterity is eerily Clintonesque.

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


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