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Oliver Twist
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  • Adept as she was, in all the arts of cunning and dissimulation, the girl Nancy could not wholly conceal the effect which the knowledge of the step she had taken, wrought upon her mind.

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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.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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