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adroitness

[ uh-droit-nis ]
/ əˈdrɔɪt nɪs /
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noun

dexterity, flexibility, ease, and speed in the use of the hands or body:Instead of main roads he prefers the steep, rocky shortcuts through the forest, which he negotiates with the adroitness of a dancer.
clever skill or ingenuity:The former governor, whose eight years out of office have eroded his adroitness as a debater, delivered a low-key and sometimes halting performance.

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Origin of adroitness

OTHER WORDS FROM adroitness

un·adroit·ness, noun

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