Sentence Examples


  • The dexterous Greeks humoured him to the top of his bent.
  • By this dexterous stroke he gained a new and wealthy kingdom, and completely re-established his fortunes.
  • Of all the princes who sought to advance their fortunes in this way the most dexterous and successful were those of Moscow.
  • By very dexterous military and diplomatic operations Vitellius succeeded completely.
  • Much of the information in this was derived from personal experience, for Defoe claims to have made many more tours and visits about England than those of which we have record; but the major part must necessarily have been dexterous compilation.