adept

[ adjective uh-dept; noun ad-ept, uh-dept ]SEE DEFINITION OF adept

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADEPT

I am an adept in pretending that I don't see, and I don't hear.

Lyttelton was an adept in the artifices of fashionable intrigue.

If my doubts are well founded, he must be an adept in the art of dissimulation.

Perhaps I may be able to give you some help in this quest, being myself an adept in Love's lore.

My grandfather was an adept in both, and knew, besides, the Duke of Orleans well.

In the act of removing all records and remains of feasts, David became an adept.

He was an adept in the art of insinuation; besides that, he knew "every one."

Willems was a connoisseur in the drink and an adept at the game.

"I certainly am no adept under such circumstances," said the boy.

Not as adept as you in turning heaven and earth to liberate an innocent man.

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