Antonyms for proficients

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The brothers, although not proficients, were mechanical in their way.

King Alphonso of Castile also entertained Jews who were proficients in astrology.

They were "proficients," and, if not absolutely wise, approximated to wisdom.

There are laymen, tyros, neophytes, proficients and artists.

They possess full, rich voices; most of the men perform on the violin, and many of them are proficients on that instrument.

We even look in vain for any mention of Whist in the lives of some of its first proficients.

They are fond of the guitar and flageolet, and are often proficients in their use, as well as possessing fine vocal powers.

School committees assure me, that proficients in language would be certain of good pay in our high schools.

Amongst the proficients in the great science we speak of, the Princess held the first place.

The Fathers of the Church were proficients in the art of abuse, and very ingeniously defended it.