Examples of sleight in a Sentence
must have employed some sophisticated sleight to con that wary couple out of their money
a brilliant new theory that pays tribute to his remarkable sleight of mind
Recent Examples of sleight from the Web
For a while, the music remains sumptuously but strictly within the D-flat major scale; however, the angels’ entrance unleashes a series of startling, sleight-of-hand shifts between distant key centers.
In an act of culinary sleight-of-hand, the broth is cooked to a quiver, cooled to a gel and cubed.
Buy Photo Of all the sleight-of-hand maneuvers available to modern politicians, nothing requires so little effort, or offers so much in return, as the task force.
From sleight-of-hand card tricks to a disappearing act, the interactive show is a throwback to classic illusionists with a modern twist. 8 p.m. $25 ($18 for students).
The result, which replaces Moncler’s Gamme Rouge and Gamme Bleu high-fashion lines, was part art installation, part political opportunism, and all fashion sleight-of-hand.
Mavs forward Dwight Powell got in the act with Carlisle and the two Globetrotters during a sleight-of-hand passing circle.
The sleight-of-hand of Brooks Robinson magically reducing doubles into 5-3 putouts.
With that in mind know that a lot can (and very likely will) happen, but that doesn’t mean Washington fans shouldn’t be irked by this sleight.
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