Cleverness and Dexterity


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Cleverness noun – Mental skill or quickness.
Usage example: it takes real cleverness to find a way around the rules

Dexterity is a synonym for cleverness in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Dexterity" instead a noun "Cleverness", when it comes to topics like talent, adroitness, brightness. popular alternative
Nearby Words: clever, cleverly
Synonyms for Cleverness


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Dexterity noun – Mental skill or quickness.
Usage example: the ambassador showed great dexterity in his handling of the touchy situation

Cleverness is a synonym for dexterity in ability topic. You can use "Cleverness" instead a noun "Dexterity", if it concerns topics such as talent, adroitness, aptitude, ingenuity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: dexterous, dexterously, dexter
Synonyms for Dexterity

How words are described

sheer sheer cleverness sheer dexterity
extreme extreme cleverness extreme dexterity
superior superior cleverness superior dexterity
quick quick cleverness quick dexterity
Other adjectives: unusual, surprising.
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