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Variant of dexterous.
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Adj.1.dextrous - skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"
adroit - quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator"
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(dekˈsterəti) noun
skill and/or quickness, especially with the hands. She showed her dexterity with a needle and thread.
ˈdext(e)rous adjective
skilful, especially with the hands. He is a very dexterous surgeon.
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They are dextrous boatmen, vigorous and adroit with the oar and paddle, and will row from morning until night without a murmur.
On the very day when Sir Patrick's dextrous treatment of his sister-in-law had smoothed the way to the hastening of the marriage, an obstacle was raised to the new arrangement by no less a person than Blanche herself.
Mightie Father, thou thy foes Justly hast in derision, and secure Laugh'st at thir vain designes and tumults vain, Matter to mee of Glory, whom thir hate Illustrates, when they see all Regal Power Giv'n me to quell thir pride, and in event Know whether I be dextrous to subdue Thy Rebels, or be found the worst in Heav'n.
After Drop The Pilot, Down To Zero and All The Way From America, the St Kitts-born star strapped on her gold Fender guitar for the new record's Physical Pain, employing dextrous use of the tremolo arm.
The closing item, Beethoven's Sonata No.11, provided an ebullient, tender and humorous rsum of this veteran pianist's form on Sunday - dextrous, balanced playing, painstaking, imaginative vision, and dedication.
New York pianist Mehldau is held aloft as one of the greatest players to emerge in recent jazz history and, yes, he is technically dextrous, besides having a repeated tendency to run off tight little crab-finger clusters in the middle of the keyboard.
The Shadow hand contains 36 'muscles' and, with all four fingers and a thumb, is the most dextrous robot hand in the world.
A formation of Avenger-class mine countermeasure ships USS Devastator (MCM 6), USS Gladiator (MCM 11), USS Sentry (MCM 3), USS Dextrous (MCM 13), the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) and an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter assig WASHINGTON - 12 July 2019: US President Donald Trump's Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblat said on Friday Iran is the enemy of peace, security and stability in the region.
Meanwhile, some ambitious users discovered that you could like even more than two tweets, although you need to be pretty dextrous to do this.
Stevie II, a more mobile and dextrous model of its predecessor, uses advanced sensing technologies including laser rangefinders, depth cameras and vision sensors to interact intelligently with humans and its surrounding environment.
Researcher Niamh Donnelly said: "When we brought Stevie around people rather than them expecting him to pick something up for them, they really just wanted to interact with Stevie, have a conversation or get some information from him." Stevie II, a more mobile and dextrous model of its predecessor, uses advanced sensing technologies to interact intelligently with humans.
"Sailors aboard Devastator, USS Sentry, USS Gladiator, USS Dextrous, USS Whirlwind and NSA Bahrain Fire Department responded to the fire.