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1) adroit. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Showing art or skill in performing or doing: artful, deft, dexterous, skillful. See ABILITY, KNOWLEDGE. 2. Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance:...

2) Adroit'. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...properly means "to the right" (French, a droite). The French call a person who is not adroit gauche (left-handed), meaning awkward, boorish. 1...

3) adroit. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Skillful and adept under pressing conditions. See synonyms at dexterous. French, from a droit : a, to (from Latin ad; see ad-) + droit, right (from Latin drctus;...

4) dexterous. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Skillful in the use of the hands. 2. Having mental skill or adroitness. 3. Done with dexterity. From Latin dexter, skillful. See dexter.dexterˇousˇly -ADVERBdexterˇousˇness...

5) deft. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. Showing art or skill in performing or doing: adroit, artful, dexterous, skillful. See ABILITY, KNOWLEDGE. 2. Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance:...

6) maladroit. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Marked by a lack of adroitness; inept. An inept person. French : mal-, mal- + adroit, adroit; see adroit.malaˇdroitly -ADVERBmalaˇdroitness -NOUN...

7) 12037. Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:12037 QUOTATION:You should be alerte, adroit, vif; be wanted, talked of, impatiently expected, and unwillingly parted with in company. ATTRIBUTION:Philip Dormer...

8) dexterous. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. Showing art or skill in performing or doing: adroit, artful, deft, skillful. See ABILITY, KNOWLEDGE. 2. Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance:...

9) Gauche (French, the left hand). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Awkward. Awk, the left hand. (See ADROIT.) 1...

10) masterful, masterly. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...mean skillful, adroit, expert, as in His control of the language was masterful [masterly]. The adverb is usually masterfully: He played the Chopin pieces masterfully....

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