adroit
[ uh-droit ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 17th century; French from French, from à droit ‘according to right, properly’
Synonyms
  • adept
  • artful
  • masterful
Antonyms
  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • ignorant
Definition
expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body
Example
The surgeon operated with an adroit precision that left her colleagues in awe.
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