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1. prowess

noun. ['ˈpraʊəs'] a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation.

Synonyms

  • minstrelsy
  • aviation
  • taxidermy
  • ventriloquy
  • homiletics
  • enology
  • ventriloquism
  • art
  • falconry
  • artistry
  • superior skill
  • puppetry
  • oenology
  • horology
  • musicianship
  • airmanship
  • fortification
  • telescopy

Antonyms

  • inability

Etymology

  • proeche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Prowess

  • taoists

How do you pronounce prowess?

Pronounce prowess as praʊəs.

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Example sentences of the word prowess


1. Noun, singular or mass
Few elements have the decorative prowess to really bring a space together like live greens and vibrant florals.

Quotes containing the word prowess


1. In sports teams, apart from talk of sporting prowess and the imparting of inspirational thought, an extraordinary amount of time is spent discussing, and flaunting, material possessions.
- Harsha Bhogle

2. Marc’s hand tightened visibly around Kevin’s fingers, his digits going white. Again. Both men clenched their jaws, Kevin in pain, and Marc in an obvious effort to control his temper and keep from breaking Kevin’s hand. Off. Why couldn’t guys find a more original way to test each other’s manly prowess? Arm wrestling might have been more subtle. Or maybe comparing the length of their…canines.
- Rachel Vincent, Rogue

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