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dexterity

dex·ter·i·ty

dexterity

 
 
pronunciation:
dek ste rih ti
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: grace and easy quickness in using the hands or body; skill.
synonyms:
adroitness, agility, cleverness, deftness, nimbleness
antonyms:
clumsiness
similar words:
adeptness, craft, cunning, ease, facility, quickness, skill
definition 2: mental quickness and skill.
synonyms:
adroitness, agility, cleverness, deftness, nimbleness
similar words:
cunning, ease, quickness, sleight
Word Parts
The word dexterity contains the following part:
dextr, dextro Latin root that means on the righthand side; skilful