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dexterity
used in The War of the Worlds

2 uses
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Definition
adroitness (skill) — with the hands or mind
  • But then I perceived the resemblance of its grey-brown, shiny, leathery integument to that of the other sprawling bodies beyond, and the true nature of this dexterous workman dawned upon me.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (28% in)
  • Between sunset and starlight this dexterous machine must have made more than a hundred such bars out of the crude clay, and the mound of bluish dust rose steadily until it topped the side of the pit.
    2.3 — Book 2 Chapter 3 — The Days of Imprisonment (44% in)

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