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OTHER WORDS FROM adroita·droit·ly, adverba·droit·ness, nounun·a·droit, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH adroitadroit , à droite
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Example sentences from the Web for adroit
He is adroit and dry, and balances humor with the humanity of life.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer|Tim Teeman|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are many circles of influence and many adroit, if at times feuding, practitioners.
Modern circumstances require an adroit approach to the manner in which our foreign policy is being implemented.Sen. Jim Webb: Congress Must OK Military Intervention|Sen. Jim Webb|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes, to be unmemorable is to be adroit; and tonight, Obama was deeply unmemorable—and very adroit.
In Petraeus, Obama also gets an Afghan commander as adroit at handling the press as McChrystal was suicidal.
The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The adroit Mohammedan knew better than to trust his sahib and himself too long on the highway.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
One or the other was always ready with an adroit question which brought out the whole story.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
There was no applause as the little man outwitted his follower by an adroit dodge under the ticket wagon.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Priests the most adroit have overcharged religion with ceremonies, and practices, and mysteries.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach