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Adv.1.dextrously - with dexterity; in a dexterous manner; "dextrously he untied the knots"
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The surgeon having very expeditiously and dextrously finished his business, began to enquire in what part of the town the wounded man lodged; who answered, `That he was come to town that very morning; that his horse was at an inn in Piccadilly, and that he had no other lodging, and very little or no acquaintance in town.
and sliding from the shoulders of Dantes as dextrously as he had ascended, he nimbly leaped from the table to the ground.
He answered silently by an affirmative inclination of the head, which dextrously turned Mrs.
Dextrously thou aim'st; So willingly doth God remit his Ire, Though late repenting him of Man deprav'd, Griev'd at his heart, when looking down he saw The whole Earth fill'd with violence, and all flesh Corrupting each thir way; yet those remoov'd, Such grace shall one just Man find in his sight, That he relents, not to blot out mankind, And makes a Covenant never to destroy The Earth again by flood, nor let the Sea Surpass his bounds, nor Rain to drown the World With Man therein or Beast; but when he brings Over the Earth a Cloud, will therein set His triple-colour'd Bow, whereon to look And call to mind his Cov'nant: Day and Night, Seed time and Harvest, Heat and hoary Frost Shall hold thir course, till fire purge all things new, Both Heav'n and Earth, wherein the just shall dwell.
It was a delicate task requiring patience and just a touch of traditional muscle as the massive sections were nudged dextrously into position by hand.
Few questions can be raised on the ability of Range Rover to conquer every terrain with its dextrously engineered vehicles.
Kovoor, who died in Sri Lanka, could produce "sacred ash" and "gold rings" as dextrously as Sathya Sai Baba could produce them from nowhere.
On the whole, Guilding dextrously avoids what can become circular reasoning and a historical sweeping statements in other hands.
By dextrously intermixing the personal and political, the conceptual and affective, the anecdote and historical fact, Bharucha breaches the self-censoring and dogmatic protocols of stolid academic writing in order to raise difficult questions and to expose unspeakable truths.
Out of the blue haze the spots dextrously produce a little beaked figure in black" ("Washington" 178).
will often have a very great effect, and leave a very bad impression upon the minds of young people: and the more ingeniously and dextrously the immodesty is carry'd on, the deeper root it takes, and produces the greater plenty of the most corrupt and pernicious fruit.
Obviously, this was someone whose living was dependent on being able to move his fingers dextrously, but after recovering from his fracture, he found that he was having difficulty stretching the finger to reach a particular key.