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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Skillful performance or ability without difficulty.

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  • The workmen, being anxious to display their skill to an expert, surpassed themselves in deftness and activity.
  • She possesses the secret of that feminine deftness which is the great set-off to feminine weakness.
  • 'made pliable,' or 'flexible' conveying the notion of deftness and dexterity rather than that of simple strength.
  • That's not "deftness," it's crude corruption of the kind that Reid and the Democrats ran against in 2006 and 2008. for more
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