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ability, accomplishment, adroitness, aptitude, art, cleverness, competence, craft, dexterity, experience, expertise, expertness, facility, finesse, handiness, ingenuity, intelligence, knack, proficiency, quickness, readiness, skilfulness, talent, technique  
   awkwardness, brute force, cack-handedness, clumsiness, gaucheness, ham-fistedness, inability, incompetence, ineptitude, inexperience, lack of finesse, maladroitness, unhandiness  
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  ( skills    plural  )
1       n-count   A skill is a type of work or activity which requires special training and knowledge.  
Most of us will know someone who is always learning new skills, or studying new fields.     
2       n-uncount   Skill is the knowledge and ability that enables you to do something well.  
The cut of a diamond depends on the skill of its craftsman.     

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skilful, skilled, silly, spill

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a person who has a lack of experience, skill or knowledge in a particular sphere or activity, especially computing or the use of the Internet
[Slang];[Pej.] Also written "n00b" (with zeros). The word came from "newb" or "newbie" which refers to someone who is just starting out in the use of the Net.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
with advanced skills in the use of computers
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
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