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- n. The state or quality of being dexterous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being dexterous; dexterity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dexterity; adroitness.
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A swift turning back of his prisoner's coat pinioned him, and then with dexterousness and in silence he proceeded to search.
René set to work on his side, with his usual dexterousness.
If machinery is brought almost to the perfection of manual dexterousness, human beings attain the precision of machinery.
Miss Craydocke thought of the darns; her story cannot be told here; but she knew what it meant to have the darns of life fall to one's share, -- to have the filling up to do, with dexterousness and pains and sacrifice, of holes that other people make!
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