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adept

ad·ept

adept

 
 
pronunciation:
dept
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: having great skill or ability; proficient.
The toddler was already quite adept at using a fork.The teenager had recently become adept at lying to her parents.Practice had made him adept with a sword.
synonyms:
accomplished, expert, masterful, proficient, skillful
antonyms:
inapt, incompetent, inept
similar words:
able, ace, adroit, clever, fancy, finished, first-rate, master, practiced, skilled, strong, topnotch, versed, well-versed
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a very skilled person; expert.
I had no idea she was such an adept at investing.
synonyms:
expert, master, master hand, virtuoso, whiz
antonyms:
incompetent
similar words:
maestro, pro, wizard
derivations: adeptly (adv.), adeptness (n.)