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a·droit

adroit

 
 
pronunciation:
droIt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: skillful with the hands; dextrous.
Her mother was an adroit seamstress.
synonyms:
adept, deft, dextrous, proficient, skilled, skillful
antonyms:
awkward, clumsy, maladroit, unskillful
similar words:
clever, dexterous, handy
definition 2: skillful in difficult or complicated circumstances; clever; resourceful.
The governor is an adroit politician.At the press conference, he was quite adroit in evading the questions he didn't want to answer.She was adroit at cheating at cards, and no one ever suspected her.
synonyms:
clever, dextrous, resourceful, skilled, skillful
antonyms:
inept, unskillful
similar words:
experienced, facile, inventive, nimble
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derivations: adroitly (adv.), adroitness (n.)