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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Very able to accomplish a job. Good at doing something, especially something that needs special ability or training.

Usage examples (35)
  • With willing hearts and skillfull hands, the difficult we do at once; the impossible takes a bit longer.
  • The First Great Mystery of China: How skillful is the leadership?
  • 'And while the harmonious arrangement of the skillful is marvellous, the jumble made by the unskilled is grotesque.'
  • At a diminutive 5 feet 7 inches, the German defender Phillipp Lahm is often described as skillful, heady and tenacious. for more
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