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Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.

Sadly, the world will never see the realization of those skills.

These skills are particularly needed when, as in the case of the AirAsia flight, the airplane is at cruise altitude.

James brought little in the way of survival skills, but his companionship at night raised the team morale.

Some, indeed, have fathers or uncles who have passed down their skills.

Following the War between the States and its resulting poverty, many of the skills of the earlier craftsmen seemed to disappear.

Aaron has flirted with our century; he and his wife learned some very un-Amish skills at the Homestead School.

Its functions, its whole existence depend entirely upon the human skills and the human loyalties amongst its staff.

As a first step, he had spent a year as Pudzy, a college boy, studying electronics and modern skills of all kinds.

A mature team member has learned that his strength and skills depend on the strength and skills of others.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skills, such as: abilities, bravery, courage, credentials, dependability, and drive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.