Meaning: with skill; "fragments of a nearly complete jug, skillfully restored at the institute of archaeology"
This had been skillfully chosen.
They had never seen a breaking done more skillfully.
She was strong and swung an ax as skillfully as any man.
Judo techniques, however skillfully and powerfully applied, do not and can not kill instantly.
He was a slightly ragged man, who spat skillfully between his shoes and possessed a great fund of bland and infantile assurance.
The attack was skillfully planned and would undoubtedly have succeeded, but for the unexpected daring and promptitude displayed by Kit and his comrades.
The Anglo-Americans have enjoyed this liberty ever since the foundation of the settlements; moreover, the press cannot create human passions by its own power, however skillfully it may kindle them where they exist.