Sentence Examples


  • Having played the patient sounding board to the Council members for thousands of years, Andre was adept at discretion.
  • While Fred, and to a lesser extent Cynthia, had solved cryptograms in the newspaper, neither were particularly adept at it.
  • The chore of driving the sleigh took little concentration, as Daisy was far more adept at her assignment than the driver.
  • She was particu­larly adept at suing anyone in the same county as an injured vic­tim, but only after carefully deciding they either had a bankroll or sufficient insurance limits to justify her attention.
  • With each stroke she was more adept, and by noon the brush was an acceptable distance from the house.

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