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craft

craft

 
 
pronunciation:
kraeft
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part of speech: noun
inflections: craft, crafts
definition 1: skill or talent in making things by hand or in the arts.
The poet is known for his craft with words.
synonyms:
dexterity, handicraft, skill
similar words:
aptitude, art, expertise, knack, technique
definition 2: skill at fooling or tricking.
The fox used its craft to escape the hunting dogs.
synonyms:
cunning
similar words:
deceit, deception
definition 3: a trade or occupation that requires skill with the hands.
Sue has learned the carpenter's craft.
synonyms:
handicraft, trade
similar words:
art, skill
definition 4: a boat, ship, airplane, or space vehicle, or any group of these together.
We took a small craft across the bay.The craft of that airline are all jets.
synonyms:
airplane, boat, plane, ship, vessel
similar words:
aircraft, spacecraft
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