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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Skill and speed in doing something with your hands. Skill in using words or your mind.

Usage examples (35)
  • The musical dexterity displayed on some of these records is simply brilliant.
  • They must nourish those whose eye or ear or manual dexterity is their greatest asset.
  • His dexterity was a beautiful sight; but on looking back I wondered how human beings ever devised to cross such a flood.
  • He will outwit you, but his dexterity is a giant's -- a simple evolution rapidly performed: and nothing so much perplexes pygmies! for more
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