Example sentences for: dexterous

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

  • For instance, the level of motor skill required for dexterous finger manipulation is outstanding.

  • Gardiner's conducting is so good (his Beethoven Symphony cycle is, to my ears, the one to own, and his Mozart and Handel performances are exemplary); Levin's playing is so dexterous, intelligent, and ardent; and the recording is so technically splendid (there are felicities of scoring, such as a solo cello line in the first movement I'd never noticed before) that, whatever its peculiarities, this release at least qualifies as best of breed.

  • He gives us dexterous word painting, like this description of a decrepit hospital in which "the ghosts of patients long departed recline on skeletal neststeads and the broken spirits of long gone junior doctors toe-tap mournfully over the linoleum."

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