The aide-de-camp, an adept in his art, grasping his partner firmly round her waist, with confident deliberation started smoothly, gliding first round the edge of the circle, then at the corner of the room he caught Helene’s left hand and turned her, the only sound audible, apart from the ever-quickening music, being the rhythmic click of the spurs on his rapid, agile feet, while at every third beat his partner’s velvet dress spread out and seemed to flash as she whirled round.
It’s fine!" answered Sidorov, who was considered an adept at French.
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Beyond the windows, there were people at tables inside. enjoying whatever it was they’d ordered, all of them adept with their chopsticks.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
Julian was adept at coaxing the lizards to crawl into his palm and sleep there as he stroked their heads with his thumb.