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adroit

adjective uk   /əˈdrɔɪt/ us  
very skilful and quick in the way you think or move: an adroit reaction/answer/movement of the hand She became adroit at dealing with difficult questions.
adroitly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She adroitly avoided the question. He adroitly slipped the money into his pocket.
adroitness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “adroit”
in Spanish diestro, hábil…
in French adroit…
in German gewandt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精明的, 幹練的, 機敏的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精明的, 干练的, 机敏的…
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