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adroit

uhd raw it

  • a  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

  • With her adroit moves, she was an instant hit on the skating rink.
  • Faced by suggestion that for economy's sake he weed a few horses, grooms and coachmen out of the Royal Stables, George V, King Emperor, produced last week an adroit counter plan.
  • Kroc was adroit and perceptive in identifying popular trends.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Alan Greenspan in Sydney Morning Herald
    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.
  • Lewis Mumford in Spoonfed
    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".
  • Charles Fried in Huffington Post (blog)
    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...

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