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  • 121 skill — n. 1. Skilfulness, dexterity, dexterousness, aptness, adroitness, readiness, facility, expertness, cleverness, quickness, knack, address, ingenuity, ability, art, aptitude. 2. Discrimination, discernment, understanding, wit, knowledge …

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  • 122 smartness — n. 1. Sharpness, keenness, poignancy, pungency, acuteness, severity. 2. Vigor, force, energy, quickness. 3. Liveliness, briskness, vivacity, wittiness, readiness, sprightliness. 4. Expertness, dexterity, cleverness, quickness, activity,… …

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  • 123 address — I. v. a. Direct (words, etc.), accost, speak to, apply to, invoke, court, pay court to, make suit to, direct (a letter, etc.), indite, consign. II. n. 1. Appeal, invocation, petition, entreaty, request, imploration, application, solicitation,… …

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  • 124 expert — 1 noun (C) someone who has a special skill or special knowledge of a subject (+ on/in/at): He s an expert in electronic music. 2 adjective having a special skill or special knowledge of a subject: Ministers depend on civil servants for expert… …

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  • 125 expertise — noun a high level of expertise in psychiatry is required Syn: skill, skillfulness, expertness, prowess, proficiency, competence; knowledge, mastery, ability, aptitude, facility, capability; informal know how …

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  • 126 facility — noun 1) parking facilities Syn: provision, space, means, potential, equipment 2) the facilities consisted of an old wooden outhouse Syn: washroom, toilet, restroom, bathroom 3) a wealth of l …

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  • 127 faculty — noun 1) the faculty of speech Syn: power, capability, capacity, facility, wherewithal, means; (faculties) senses, wits, reason, intelligence 2) an unusual faculty for unearthing contributors Syn …

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  • 128 know-how — noun, informal good old American know how Syn: knowledge, expertise, skill, skillfulness, expertness, proficiency, understanding, mastery, technique; ability, capability, competence, capacity, adeptness, dexterity, deftness …

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  • 129 knowledge — noun 1) his knowledge of history technical knowledge Syn: understanding, comprehension, grasp, command, mastery; expertise, skill, proficiency, expertness, accomplishment, adeptness, capacity, capability; informal know how …

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  • 130 skill — noun 1) his skill as a politician Syn: expertise, skillfulness, expertness, adeptness, adroitness, deftness, dexterity, ability, prowess, mastery, competence, capability, aptitude, artistry, virtuosity, talent …

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  • 131 accomplishment — attainment, *acquirement, acquisition Analogous words: *art, skill, craft: proficiency, adeptness, expertness (see corresponding adjectives at PROFICIENT) …

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  • 132 art — n 1 Art, skill, cunning, artifice, craft can mean the faculty of performing or executing expertly what is planned or devised. Art is not actually a comprehensive term but is so variable in its implications that it is interchangeable with any one… …

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  • 133 artifice — 1 *art, cunning, craft, skill Analogous words: ingeniousness or ingenuity, cleverness, adroitness (see corresponding adjectives at CLEVER): adeptness, proficiency, expertness (see corresponding adjectives at PROFICIENT) 2 *trick, ruse, wile,… …

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  • 134 awkward — awkward, clumsy, maladroit, inept, gauche mean not adapted by constitution or character to act, operate, or achieve the intended or desired ends with ease, fitness, or grace. Awkward and clumsy are by far the widest of these terms in their range… …

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  • 135 capability — *ability, capacity Analogous words: competence, qualification or qualifications (see corresponding adjectives at ABLE): proficiency, adeptness, expertness, skillfulness (see corresponding adjectives at PROFICIENT): *art, skill, cunning Antonyms:… …

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  • 136 craft — 1 skill, cunning, *art, artifice Analogous words: adeptness, expertness, proficiency (see corresponding adjectives at PROFICIENT): ingeniousness or ingenuity, cleverness (see corresponding adjectives at CLEVER): competence, capability (see… …

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  • 137 cunning — adj 1 ingenious, *clever, adroit Analogous words: skillful, skilled, adept, *proficient, expert, masterly 2 crafty, tricky, artful, *sly, foxy, insidious, wily, guileful Analogous words: devious, oblique, *crooked …

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  • 138 dexterity — facility, ease, *readiness Analogous words: dexterousness, adroitness, deftness (see corresponding adjectives at DEXTEROUS): expertness, adeptness, skillfulness, proficiency (see corresponding adjectives at PROFICIENT) Antonyms: clumsiness… …

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  • 139 dexterous — dexterous, adroit, deft, handy mean having or showing readiness and skill in the use of one s hands, limbs, or body and may also imply physical or mental readiness or skill. Dexterous implies expertness with consequent facility and agility in… …

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  • 140 ease — n 1 comfort, relaxation, *rest, repose, leisure Analogous words: inactivity, idleness, inertness, passiveness, supineness (see corresponding adjectives at INACTIVE): tranquillity, serenity, placidity, calmness, peacefulness (see corresponding… …

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