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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Skillful after much repeated exercises.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : a practiced hand at politics. ,a practiced English accent
  • Even cleaning, rightly understood and practised, is a useful, and therefore honorable, profession.
  • I would love to add "the ability to abstain from long term practised masturbation.
  • 'For,' said he, 'I'm not what you would call a practised hand wi' a velocipede, and my feet are dinnled wi 'standin' in the snaw. ' for more
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