adroit adroit  /əd ˈrɔ ɪt/


  • (adj) quick or skillful or adept in action or thought


  • With her adroit moves, she was an instant hit on the skating rink.


  • Do Manchester United Need to Sign Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic?

    David de Gea couldn’t have had a better season at Old Trafford . The Spanish goalkeeper was an adroit presence between the sticks in his sophomore campaign at Manchester United , defying those who had written him off the summer before. His critics called him a flapper, a keeper unable to hold onto a cross or collect a corner comfortably. His presence in his own penalty area was called into ...
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  1. Greenspan said that it is possible Burry is part of "an extremely small group" of economists and investors who is "really exceptionally adroit" at forecasting.
    on Apr 4, 2010 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Historian and critic Lewis Mumford wrote that "Sargent remained to the end an illustrator:the most adroit appearance of workmanship, the most dashing eye for effect, cannot conceal the essential emptiness of Sargent's mind".
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Lewis Mumford Source: Spoonfed

  3. "She is a supremely intelligent person, really one of the most intelligent people I have encountered, and I have met a lot of them, as one does in this business. She is very adroit politically," said Fried. "She has quite a strong personality...
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: Charles Fried Source: Huffington Post (blog)

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