Sentence Examples


  • The dexterous Greeks humoured him to the top of his bent.
  • By this dexterous stroke he gained a new and wealthy kingdom, and completely re-established his fortunes.
  • Of all the princes who sought to advance their fortunes in this way the most dexterous and successful were those of Moscow.
  • By very dexterous military and diplomatic operations Vitellius succeeded completely.
  • Having prepared a certain quantity into this half state, he next proceeds to wash off: this is done by taking a large handful; swinging it round his head he dashes it repeatedly against the surface of the water, drawing it through towards him, so as to wash off the impurities; then, with a dexterous throw he fans it out on the surface of the water and carefully picks off all remaining black spots.