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Synonyms for ably

with competence

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Larry Hegan, who rose ably to the largest demands of Daylight's operations and who had few illusions and less hypocrisy, might have proved a chum had it not been for his temperamental twist.
The counter-plot was an able achievement, and ably carried out.
This subject has been ably treated by several authors, and I shall, in my future work, discuss some of the checks at considerable length, more especially in regard to the feral animals of South America.
She thus confirms the point so ably made by Ruth Richardson in Death, Dissection and the Destitute: A Political History of the Human Corpse (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987), that the practice of 'anatomizing' was viewed by the people as violation and violence, a vengeance expressly blurring the distinction between the sick and the criminal.
Zgodinski (Supervisor of Community Services Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, Ohio) ably serves as the ultimate single volume reference for the effective management and enforcement of health codes and coming to an understanding of contemporary public health management issues in America.
Gavin has a strong low voice that keeps the tale moving steadily along and ably defines the main characters.
Visual elements, ably coordinated by Mary Ann Peters, help create the sense of time--the Marilyn Lysohir-designed bone sculptures, streams of drifting sand descending from the ceiling and creating a translucent curtain (this and the Ellen Fullman-designed electronic skirts are worth the price of admission on their own).
Absent, too, is any self-consciousness about the limitations of psychoanalytic criticism, as marshaled, say, by Greenblatt to advance the new historicism, but ably defended by Elizabeth Bellamy in service of Lacan (who is also absent here).
As a highly informative and in-depth study, knowledgeably researched and ably written, Essentials Of Clinical Hypnosis is among the primary collections in pertinence to hypnosis and the discoveries associated with it.
Nei Jia Quan: International Martial Arts is collectively written by thirteen knowledgeable teachers of Tai Ji Quan, Xing Yi Quan, and Ba Gua Zhang and is ably edited by Jess O'Brien.
Narrator King ably interprets the voices of many diverse characters: whether it's New Jersey Burg, Cuban American, African American, male or female, she manages them all.
Very ably written by Montreal journalist Richard Hetu, The Lost Guide restores not only Charbonneau to his proper place, but the role and historic contributions of the French-Canadians in the early beginning days of what was to become the great westward expansion from the eastern seaboard to the shores of the Pacific ocean.
The dancers rose ably to the challenge, making the transition from quicksilver pointe work to interpretive, barefoot modern with ease.
At the same time, those who habitually consider antiquarian scholarship within exclusively philological parameters will perhaps be surprised by the extent of the antiquarian exploration of the material remains of antiquity so ably documented here.
Taking Religious Pluralism Seriously: Spiritual Politics On America's Sacred Ground ably edited by Barbara A McGraw and Jo Renee Formicola is an informed and informative compilation study of the religious right and the secular left determining the role of religion in American public life.