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adept

  

      adj  
1    very proficient in something requiring skill or manual dexterity  
2    skilful; expert  
      n  
3    a person who is skilled or proficient in something  
     (C17: from Medieval Latin adeptus, from Latin adipisci to attain, from ad- to + apisci to attain)  
  adeptly      adv  
  adeptness      n  
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adept

  
1   
      adj   able, accomplished, adroit, dexterous, expert, masterful, masterly, practised, proficient, skilful, skilled, versed  
2   
      n   buff     (informal)   dab hand     (Brit. informal)   expert, genius, hotshot     (informal)   master, maven     (U.S.)   whizz     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   amateurish, awkward, clumsy, inept, unskilled  

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