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skillful

skill·ful (skil·ful)

skillful (skilful)

 
pronunciation:
skIl fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or using skill; adroit or adept.
a skillful worker
synonyms:
accomplished, adept, adroit, deft, expert, masterful, proficient, versed
antonyms:
inept, maladroit, unskillful
similar words:
able, capable, competent, handy, masterly, practiced, qualified, trained
definition 2: displaying or marked by skill.
a skillful demonstration
synonyms:
cunning, expert, masterful, practiced
antonyms:
unskilled, unskillful
similar words:
able, masterly, nice
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derivation: skillfully (skilfully) (adv.)
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