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  • n  skillful performance or ability without difficulty

  • Without DeLay's deftness as the Hammer, Bush could have lost battles over the energy bill, the establishment of a new Medicare prescription-drug benefit and the Central American .
  • During the tour, he gave an indication of his early deftness at the political game when he showed off a picture of his wife, Christine, and their daughter, Danielle, with .
  • After Buna, Eichelberger trained troops in Australia until he got back into action again at Hollandia, took the vital New Guinea port with deftness and speed.
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  • Examining Damien Sandow's Direction, Upside and Long-Term Potential
    Damien Sandow is a wizard of snobbery. "The Intellectual Savior of the Masses" is capable of becoming one of the most enduring characters in WWE history. He handles the microphone with such deftness that it's a mesmerizing experience to hear him insult mouth-breathers. The "Sandowized" Money in the Bank briefcase that he carries around is his ticket to the next level. Unfortunately, he's done ...
    Oct. 16, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Richard B Fisher in Sydney Morning Herald
    Separately yesterday, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said in a Dallas speech that policy makers must shrink the balance sheet with the "deftness to minimize credit-market disruptions and the timeliness to avoid inflationary pressures."
  • Charles Bass in The Moderate Voice
    The word I heard was 'deftness,'Bass said. "That suggests an ability to work bi-laterally with other nations, not unilaterally."
  • Clive Owen in Sassyqarla Entertainment Blog Site
    She's the best at playing this kind of material,says Clive of Julia. "She's got a deftness and a lightness of touch and an ease. She was far and away the choice for us."

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