Skillful

Skill"ful

(?), a. [Written also skilful.] 1. Discerning; reasonable; judicious; cunning. [Obs.] "Of skillful judgment." Chaucer.
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2. Possessed of, or displaying, skill; knowing and ready; expert; well-versed; able in management; as, a skillful mechanic; -- often followed by at, in, or of; as, skillful at the organ; skillful in drawing.
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And they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skillful of lamentations to wailing.
Amos v. 16.
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Syn. -- Expert; skilled; dexterous; adept; masterly; adroit; clever; cunning.
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-- Skill"ful*ly, adv. -- Skill"ful*ness, n.
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