Usage examples for deftness

  1. He helped her raise her weighty body with the deftness of long practice and they both went dully into the house. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  2. He cleared away his dinner with as much deftness as could be expected of one engaging in an unusual task, and put everything in its place, or what should be its place. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  3. At this point the surgeon with gentle deftness removed the victim's faded, threadbare coat, and threw it upon the ground. – Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp by Percy Keese Fitzhugh