suggests skill, usually without training, at a variety of small tasks a handy man around the house
suggests a nimbleness and sureness of touch a deft seamstress
adds to this a connotation of cleverness and resourcefulness and is now generally used of mental facility an adroit evasion
implies an expertness, natural or acquired, demonstrated in the ability to do things with skill and precision a dexterous mechanic
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