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dexterity

  

      n  
1    physical, esp. manual, skill or nimbleness  
2    mental skill or adroitness: cleverness  
3    Rare   the characteristic of being right-handed  
     (C16: from Latin dexteritas aptness, readiness, prosperity; see dexter1)  
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dexterity

  
1    adroitness, artistry, craft, deftness, effortlessness, expertise, facility, finesse, handiness, knack, mastery, neatness, nimbleness, proficiency, skill, smoothness, touch  
2    ability, address, adroitness, aptitude, aptness, art, cleverness, expertness, ingenuity, readiness, skilfulness, tact  
  
Antonyms     
   clumsiness, gaucheness, inability, incapacity, incompetence, ineptitude, uselessness  

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