ambidextrously


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am·bi·dex·trous

 (ăm′bĭ-dĕk′strəs)
adj.
1. Able to use both hands with equal facility.
2. Unusually skillful; adroit.
3. Deceptive or hypocritical.

[Alteration of archaic ambidexter, from Middle English, double dealer, from Medieval Latin : Latin ambi-, on both sides; see ambi- + Latin dexter, right-handed; see deks- in Indo-European roots.]

am′bi·dex′trous·ly adv.
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