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dexterity

noun [U] uk   /dekˈster.ə.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
the ability to perform a difficult action quickly and skilfully with the hands, or the ability to think quickly and effectively: He caught the ball with great dexterity. He answered the reporters' questions with all the dexterity of a politician.
dexterous
adjective uk ( also dextrous)   /ˈdek.stər.əs/ us    /-stɚ-/
a dexterous movement
dexterously
adverb uk ( also dextrously)   /ˈdek.stər.əs.li/ us    /-stɚ-/
(Definition of dexterity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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