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- adj. Common misspelling of dextrous., alternative spelling to dexterous
- adj. Common misspelling of dexterous.
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Sea lions have dexterious back flippers and front and can hold themselves up by the front flippers.
People, look, seals are much smaller and do not have dexterious flippers AND are pretty clumsy on land.
In this manner, having crossed all the Certaldanes (to his great benefit) and their abuse: he smiled at his sodaine and dexterious devise, in mockery of them, who thought to have made a scorne of him, by dispossessing him of the Feather.
Bigger kids often win but it leaves a chance for a dexterious, quick child to win also.
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