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Synonyms for adroit

Synonyms for adroit

well done or executed

showing art or skill in performing or doing

exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance

Antonyms for adroit

quick or skillful or adept in action or thought

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It's just that today's students are expected to first figure out the relationship between "adroit" and "clumsy,' before choosing which of the four answers has an analogous relationship to "alacrity."
Her poetry displays an adroit mastery of simple language and an eye for the fine threads woven into ordinary lives.
Thank you so much for your adroit review and comparison of the Wild Party "horse race" ["A Tale of Two Parties," May 23].
(Query writing will be the subject of a forthcoming Technology Workshop article.) Excel's PivotTable not only is easier to use but it's more adroit. In addition, financial professionals use Excel a lot more often, so they are handier with spreadsheets than with databases.
Teddy Roosevelt was advised by friends in 1916 to smear Wilson's reputation through an adroit lead to the press, but declined, on practical grounds.
An adroit and crafty entrepreneur, a scribe, `albreviator litterarum aposticlarum' in the papal curia from 1387 until 1417, the Canon survived political upheaval (during the Great Schism) serving Popes and pseudopopes Urban IV, Boniface IX, Alexander V, John XXIII and Martin V, always coming out on top.
That goal lit up a dour opening spell when Quinn's adroit sidestep left the defence in tatters for Ellis to shoot at keeper Royce.
The news media are adroit at attributing ignorance solely to the laziness of the dumbo audience.
This twist of the normal reflects Sanchez's adroit use of words to provoke her readers to question the perfunctory acceptance of all forms of abuse, drug addiction, oppression, poverty, and all isms.
Columbine or ColombinaStock theatrical character that originated about 1530 in Italian commedia dell'arte as the saucy and adroit servant girl; her Italian name means "Little Dove." In French theater the character became a lady's maid and intrigant and assumed a variety of roles opposite Pantaloon (Pantalone), Harlequin (Arlecchino), and Pierrot (Pedrolino).
Owen's adroit use of comparative methodology covers a wide swath of subjects, including the varying effects of colonial administration, the differentiated growth of state power, and the idiosyncracies of family rule in the Arab World.
Environmentalists thought those levels were too high and fought them effectively, using adroit PR strategies.
He made his reputation with many volumes of verse, becoming known as one of the most intellectual, satiric, adroit, and melodious poets of the day.
Where the old Golyadkin had fumbled, the young Golyadkin is adroit. This double is soon a favorite in exactly the way the first Golyadkin yearned to be.