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adept

 : 
Adjective, Noun
 : 
ad=ept
 : 
3 in 3 verses (in OT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

adeptn. [L. adeptus obtained (sc. artem), he who has obtained an art, p. p. of adipsci to arrive at, to obtain; ad + apisci to pursue. See Apt, and cf. Adapt.].
     One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.  [1913 Webster]
adepta. 
     Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.  [1913 Webster]
    "Beaus adept in everything profound."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adept, adj. & n.
--adj. (foll. by at, in) thoroughly proficient.
--n. a skilled performer; an expert.

Derivative
adeptly adv. adeptness n.
Etymology
L adeptus past part. of adipisci attain

THESAURUS

adept

Admirable Crichton, Daedalian, able, accomplished, adept in, adroit, anthroposophist, apt, artisan, artist, artistic, at home in, attache, authoritative, authority, bravura, brilliant, cabalist, clean, clever, connaisseur, connoisseur, consultant, coordinated, cordon bleu, crack, crack shot, crackerjack, craftsman, cunning, cute, dabster, daedal, dead shot, deft, dexterous, dextrous, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatist, elder statesman, esoteric, excellent, experienced hand, expert, expert at, expert consultant, fancy, good, good at, goodish, graceful, graduate, handy, handy at, handy man, ingenious, journeyman, magisterial, mahatma, marksman, master, master of, masterful, masterly, mystagogue, mystic, neat, no mean, no slouch, old hand, past master, polished, politic, politician, pro, professional, professor, proficient, proficient in, quick, quite some, ready, resourceful, savant, shark, sharp, skilled, skilled in, skillful, slick, some, specialist, statesman, statesmanlike, strong in, stylish, supernaturalist, tactful, technical adviser, technician, the compleat, the complete, theosophist, transcendentalist, up on, versed, versed in, virtuoso, well up on, well-done, well-versed, whiz, wizard, workmanlike, yogi, yogin, yogist

ROGET THESAURUS

adept

Proficient

N proficient, expert, adept, dab, dabster, crackerjack, connoisseur, master, master hand, prima donna, first fiddle, top gun, chef de cuisine, top sawyer, protagonist, past master, mahatma, picked man, medallist, prizeman, veteran, old stager, old campaigner, old soldier, old file, old hand, man of business, man of the world, nice hand, good hand, clean hand, practiced hand, experienced eye, experienced hand, marksman, good shot, dead shot, crack shot, ropedancer, funambulist, acrobat, cunning man, conjuror, wizard, genius, mastermind, master head, master spirit, cunning blade, sharp blade, sharp fellow, jobber, cracksman, politician, tactician, strategist, pantologist, admirable Crichton, Jack of all trades, prodigy of learning.


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