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The Great Gatsby
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  • Evidently it surprised her as much as it did me, for she yawned and with a series of rapid, deft movements stood up into the room.
  • Making a short deft movement, Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand.

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  • I can deft the bosses as long as they deb us.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • He felt his stomach clench as he realized how deftly Isabelle had deflected his questions and distracted him with kissing, and he felt stupid.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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