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synonyms for adroit

  • adept
  • artful
  • deft
  • masterful
  • nimble
  • proficient
  • skillful
  • apt
  • clean
  • clever
  • crack
  • crackerjack
  • cunning
  • cute
  • dexterous
  • expert
  • foxy
  • good
  • handy
  • hot tamale
  • ingenious
  • neat
  • nifty
  • on the ball
  • on the beam
  • quick on the trigger
  • quick on the uptake
  • quick-witted
  • savvy
  • sharp
  • slick
  • smart
  • up
  • up to speed
  • whiz
  • wizard
See also synonyms for: adroitly / adroitness

antonyms for adroit

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  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • ignorant
  • incompetent
  • inept
  • unable
  • unhandy
  • unskilled
  • unskillful
  • dense
  • stupid
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How to use adroit in a sentence

Many spiders avoid cannibalism by using special tactile signals that could be copied by adroit predators, thereby deceiving the arachnids, he says.
ASSASSIN BUGS TAP SPIDERS TO DISTRACT THEM BEFORE A LETHAL STRIKEJAKE BUEHLEROCTOBER 28, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The adroit Mohammedan knew better than to trust his sahib and himself too long on the highway.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
One or the other was always ready with an adroit question which brought out the whole story.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There was no applause as the little man outwitted his follower by an adroit dodge under the ticket wagon.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Priests the most adroit have overcharged religion with ceremonies, and practices, and mysteries.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Napoleon himself was only eight years older, but his mind was more penetrating and adroit by a whole generation.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Alexander had chosen an envoy who was the very antipodes of the adroit and elegant Caulaincourt.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
For the purposes of this difficult negotiation Napoleon had chosen Caulaincourt, his devoted servant and most adroit diplomat.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Supple, agile, and adroit in all kinds of bodily exercises, Charming had an indolent mind.
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