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adroit

a·droit

adroit

 
pronunciation:
droIt
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, handy
definition 2: skillful in difficult or complicated circumstances; clever; resourceful.
The governor is an adroit politician.
synonyms:
clever, dextrous, resourceful, skilled, skillful
antonyms:
inept, unskillful
similar words:
experienced, facile, inventive, nimble
derivations: adroitly (adv.), adroitness (n.)