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  • His left leg was cut off close by the hip, and under the left shoulder he carried a crutch, which he managed with wonderful dexterity, hopping about upon it like a bird.
  • The ebb had already run some time, and I had to wade through a long belt of swampy sand, where I sank several times above the ankle, before I came to the edge of the retreating water, and wading a little way in, with some strength and dexterity, set my coracle, keel downwards, on the surface.

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  • The study found that video games improve hand dexterity and mental spatial ability.
  • You have a certain manual dexterity.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Of Human Bondage

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