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Meaning of DEFTNESS

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"

DEFTNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: adeptness, adroitness, facility, quickness
 See Also: dexterity, manual dexterity, skillfulness, sleight, touch



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Deft"ness\, n.
The quality of being deft.                     --Drayton.

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