adroitly


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a·droit

 (ə-droit′)
adj.
Quick and skillful in body or mind; deft. See Synonyms at dexterous.

[French, from à droit : à, to (from Latin ad; see ad-) + droit, right (from Latin dīrēctus; see direct).]

a·droit′ly adv.
a·droit′ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.adroitly - with adroitness; in an adroit manner; "he handled the situation adroitly"
maladroitly - in a maladroit manner; "he dealt with the situation maladroitly"
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Translations
بِمَهَارَة، بِحِذْق
zručně
behændigtdygtigtfermt
lipurlega; snilldarlega
ustalıkla

adroitly

[əˈdrɔɪtlɪ] ADVdiestramente, hábilmente
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adroitly

[əˈdrɔɪtli] advadroitement, habilement
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adroitly

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

adroitly

[əˈdrɔɪtlɪ] advabilmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

adroit

(əˈdroit) adjective
skilful. his adroit handling of the boat.
aˈdroitly adverb
aˈdroitness noun
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References in classic literature ?
And whoever should reply: If the people have property outside the city, and see it burnt, they will not remain patient, and the long siege and self- interest will make them forget their prince; to this I answer that a powerful and courageous prince will overcome all such difficulties by giving at one time hope to his subjects that the evil will not be for long, at another time fear of the cruelty of the enemy, then preserving himself adroitly from those subjects who seem to him to be too bold.
"It's an ill wind dat blow nowhar,--dat ar a fact," said Sam, sententiously, giving an additional hoist to his pantaloons, and adroitly substituting a long nail in place of a missing suspender-button, with which effort of mechanical genius he seemed highly delighted.
We have more than once had occasion to speak of the shrewdness, of Comcomly; but never was it exerted more adroitly than on this occasion.
When I recovered my enemy was still in his place, though he had released his hold enough to allow me breathing space, and seeing me revive he prodded me adroitly first with one foot and then with the other, until I was forced to get up and stagger about with him under the trees while he gathered and ate the choicest fruits.
Though the company, by treaty, have a right to a participation only, in the trade of these regions, and are, in fact, but tenants on sufferance; yet have they quietly availed themselves of the original oversight, and subsequent supineness of the American government, to establish a monopoly of the trade of the river and its dependencies; and are adroitly proceeding to fortify themselves in their usurpation, by securing all the strong points of the country.
I approached her, pretending to desire a view of the garden; and, as I fancied, adroitly dropped Mrs.
Wade had evaded adroitly, "it's all happened so quickly.
Each time that these hints began to make the countess anxious and she glanced uneasily at the count and at Anna Mikhaylovna, the latter very adroitly turned the conversation to insignificant matters.
She volunteered to copy many of his letters, and adroitly altered the spelling of them so as to suit the usages of the present day.
They kept a sharp lookout on the balls served to them, and without haste or getting in each other's way, they ran adroitly up to them, waited for the rebound, and neatly and accurately returned them over the net.
Dowley was in fine feather, and I early got him started, and then adroitly worked him around onto his own history for a text and himself for a hero, and then it was good to sit there and hear him hum.
But she put them far less spontaneously, far less adroitly, than usual.