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deft

Synonyms of deft in English:

adjective

  • a deft piece of footwork his deft handling of the situation
    clever, shrewd, astute, canny, sharp, artful
    informal nifty, nippy, mean, wicked, ace, wizard, crack, genius
    rare habile
    [Antonyms] clumsy, awkward, inept
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