Definition of 'sure-footed'
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Some of the other programmes are less sure-footed. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He is less sure-footed on purely intellectual virtue. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Put just a little pressure on your edges and your skis feel as sure-footed as the wheels of a train. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Does he have any tips for us oldies who may be slightly less sure-footed about the rest of our lives? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Castor is less sure-footed here. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)But as a gun for hire in Hollywood he seems less sure-footed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Definition of sure-footed from the Collins English Dictionary
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