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Synonyms of deft in English:


  • 1 a deft piece of footwork his deft handling of the situation
    [Antonyms] clumsy
  • Reflections


    This neat, adroit word carries an implication of athletic grace even when the subject has nothing to do with sports. She deftly turned the conversation to another topic, as well as She ended the game and match with a deft backhand slice.
    Jean Strouse
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