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Word: adept

Definition: expert at; very skilled


Sentences Containing 'adept'

``Your friend performs delightfully,''he continued after a pause, on seeing Bingley join the group;``and I doubt not that you are an adept in the science yourself, Mr. Darcy.''
A burst of laughter from the auditors did not in the least disconcert the speaker, who continued,``Yes, gentlemen; Edward, the infant phenomenon, who is quite an adept in the art of killing.''

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