Skillfulness in the use of the hands or body
The quality or state of being mentally agile
His dexterity was amazing.
He showed, however, considerable dexterity in playing off the emperor against Alexander III.
By great dexterity he succeeded in turning public attention almost solely to the fact that Britain had not evacuated Malta.
In his operations he was remarkable for his skill and dexterity, and for his great readiness of resource.
" The Romanists have with great dexterity built themselves about with three walls, which have hitherto protected them against reform; and thereby is Christianity fearfally fallen.