Synonyms for adroitly

Grammar : Adv
Spell : uh-droit
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdrɔɪt

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Définition of adroitly

Origin :
  • 1650s, "dexterous," originally "rightly," from French adroit, from phrase à droit "according to right," from Old French à "to" (see ad-) + droit "right," from Late Latin directum "right, justice," accusative of Latin directus "straight" (see direct (v.)). Related: Adroitly; adroitness.
  • As in neatly : adv tidily
  • As in cleverly : adv in a dexterous manner
  • As in gracefully : adv lithely
  • As in shrewdly : adv astutely
  • As in ably : adv capably
Example sentences :
  • "Then see that you use him adroitly to your work," said his mother.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Skin » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Adroitly he leaped into the seat of the charioteer and seized the reins.
  • Extract from : « Henry IV, Makers of History » by John S. C. Abbott
  • He adroitly slipped some napoleons into the man's hand as he spoke.
  • Extract from : « Tony Butler » by Charles James Lever
  • Thereupon she pushed me adroitly, and made me fall' an the sofa.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • He was lame, but he walked so adroitly that his defect did not appear.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • In fact the plan was adroitly denounced as an attempt to dictate to the people.
  • Extract from : « Albert Gallatin » by John Austin Stevens
  • Adroitly, he led them to believe that the Good Spirit had taught him to sing, and had sent him to them for their diversion.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago » by John S. C. Abbott
  • The other knew the point gained, and adroitly changed the conversation.
  • Extract from : « The Dop Doctor » by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • He obstructed the draft as adroitly as he could, claiming inequities.
  • Extract from : « Between the Lines » by Henry Bascom Smith
  • Our mutual friend Verminet has executed your orders most adroitly.
  • Extract from : « Caught In The Net » by Emile Gaboriau

Antonyms for adroitly

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