Definition of Adroitnesses
1. adroitness [n] - See also: adroitness
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Literary usage of Adroitnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Benjamin Disraeli: Earl of Beaconsfield by William Flavelle Monypenny, George Earle Buckle (1912)
"... when we have all those pompous plausibilities, all those solemn adroitnesses, all those ' damnable iterations,' all those stale sophisms and solemn ..."
2. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1834)
"In spite of numerous little adroitnesses and precautions, the blaming where blame is a feather, the candid admission of errors in agricultural speculations, ..."
3. Queens of the Renaissance by M. Beresford Ryley (1907)
"Charles was resolute not to abate one demand for the woman who had all the facile sweetnesses of her brother, all the glib and cunning adroitnesses he knew ..."
4. A Tibetan-English dictionary, with Sanskrit synonyms by Sarat Chandra Das (1902)
"... riding on a swift charger, has a sharp weapon and a coat of mail; he possesses the nine adroitnesses of the lion, is very intellectual and miraculously ..."
5. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1894)
"At the expense of a few happy phrases, a few trifling adroitnesses, he might have sat down presently at the loaded board bespread ..."
6. On professional education, with special reference to medicine: An Address by Thomas Clifford Allbutt (1906)
"... while I admit how much the young diplomé or graduate has to learn in the way of tact and little adroitnesses in the management of private patients, ..."