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  1. deftlyadverb

    Synonyms:
    skillfully

    Antonyms:
    unskillfully

  2. deftlyadverb

    In a deft manner; quickly and neatly in action.

    Synonyms:
    skillfully

    Antonyms:
    unskillfully

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dexterously, dextrously, deftlyadverb

    with dexterity; in a dexterous manner

    "dextrously he untied the knots"

    Synonyms:
    dexterously, dextrously

  2. deftlyadverb

    in a deft manner

    "Lois deftly removed her scarf"

    Synonyms:
    dexterously, dextrously

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deftly":

    ably, skilfully

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How to use deftly in a sentence?

  1. Chase LeBlanc:

    A great meal can be deftly managed or thuggishly muscled, either way resulting in an original offering of scrumptiousness.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    He who is decade-old, blissfully married/salaried employee with a single employer may use deftly his hand in work but not usually own brain/head.

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