keen, sharp, gifted, deft, dextrous, skilful, intelligent, quick-witted, slick, happy, knowing, smart, ability, intellectual, adroit, knowledge, ingenious, bright, quick.
facile (part of speech: adjective)
skillful (part of speech: adjective)
With that same disregard for ceremony which had characterized him all along, Lord Eglinton rescued his waistcoat from those insistent hands, and, heedless of Achille's look of horror, he slipped it on and buttoned it himself with quick, dexterous
fingers, as if he had never done anything else in all his life.
- "Petticoat Rule", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.
Nevertheless he was known to be a man of dexterous,
supple nature, one who had a foot in every political camp, and invariably contrived to be on good terms with the powers that were.
- "Paris From the "Three Cities"", Emile Zola.
These are the bombinators, the dexterous
geniuses able to translate the insupportable mystery of life.
- "Gargoyles", Ben Hecht.