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1. skillful

adjective. ['ˈskɪlfəl'] having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.

Synonyms

  • adept
  • practiced
  • skilful
  • expert
  • skilled
  • proficient

Antonyms

  • worse
  • unfavorable
  • unrespectable
  • worst

Etymology

  • skilful (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Skillful

  • willful

Example sentences of the word skillful


1. Adjective
Because of this, there are many opportunities awaiting the skillful entrepreneur.

Quotes containing the word skillful


1. No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.
- L. Frank Baum, The Lost Princess of Oz

2. Who can tell truth from falsehood any more?I say it, and you feel it in your hearts:no man or woman on this big small earth.How should our sages miss the mark of life,and our most skillful players lose the game?your hearts will tell you, as my heart has told me:because all know, and no one understands.
- E.E. Cummings

2. skillful

adjective. ['ˈskɪlfəl'] done with delicacy and skill.

Synonyms

  • precise

Antonyms

  • disobedient
  • bad

Etymology

  • skilful (Middle English (1100-1500))
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