He was beside her quickly and his deft fingers untied the wide bow under her chin.
With Will in the house, everyone felt safe in leaving Wade and the two babies while they went about their tasks, for he could care for them as deftly as Mammy and only Melly surpassed him at soothing the screaming black and white babies.
But every time she brought up the subject, Melanie deftly steered the conversation into other and innocuous channels.
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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.