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Definition of "skilfully" [skilfully]

  • With skill; in a skilful way. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "skilfully" in a sentence
  • "There was a detailed and interesting look at Thomas Hardy's early life and that of his family and Claire Tomalin skilfully traced many of Hardy's attributes back to his parents and grandparents."
  • "Meanwhile Lady Caroline was all and more than all Mr. Wilkins had imagined, and had received his speeches, worked in skilfully between the courses, graciously; Mrs. Fisher was the exact old lady he had been hoping to come across all his professional life; and Lotty had not only immensely improved, but was obviously au mieux – Mr. Wilkins knew what was necessary in French – with Lady Caroline."
  • "He drew up his terms skilfully, and every one saw that the bracelet was a gift to Miss Beighton; the acceptance carrying with it the hand and the heart of Commissioner"
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