Synonyms for adept
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : adjective uh-dept; noun ad-ept, uh-dept|
|Phonetic Transcription : adjective əˈdɛpt; noun ˈæd ɛpt, əˈdɛpt|
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Définition of adeptOrigin :
- 1690s, "completely skilled" from Latin adeptus "having reached, attained," past participle of adipisci "to come up with, arrive at," figuratively "to attain to, acquire," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + apisci "grasp, attain," related to aptus "fitted" (see apt). Related: Adeptly.
- adj very able
- I am an adept in pretending that I don't see, and I don't hear.
- Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
- Lyttelton was an adept in the artifices of fashionable intrigue.
- Extract from : « Beaux and Belles of England » by Mary Robinson
- If my doubts are well founded, he must be an adept in the art of dissimulation.
- Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
- Perhaps I may be able to give you some help in this quest, being myself an adept in Love's lore.
- Extract from : « The Memorabilia » by Xenophon
- My grandfather was an adept in both, and knew, besides, the Duke of Orleans well.
- Extract from : « Gerald Fitzgerald » by Charles James Lever
- In the act of removing all records and remains of feasts, David became an adept.
- Extract from : « David Dunne » by Belle Kanaris Maniates
- He was an adept in the art of insinuation; besides that, he knew "every one."
- Extract from : « Luttrell Of Arran » by Charles James Lever
- Willems was a connoisseur in the drink and an adept at the game.
- Extract from : « An Outcast of the Islands » by Joseph Conrad
- Not as adept as you in turning heaven and earth to liberate an innocent man.
- Extract from : « The Harbor of Doubt » by Frank Williams
- "I certainly am no adept under such circumstances," said the boy.
- Extract from : « The Fortunes Of Glencore » by Charles James Lever
Antonyms for adept
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