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competent
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Meanwhile, they shall be at the command of any gentleman, inclined and competent, to take the unprofitable labour off my hands.

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  • If a person keeps faithfully busy each hour of the working day, he can count on waking up some morning to find himself one of the competent ones of his generation.
    William James
  • Izzi and I exchange a glance at that—his sheer competence is unnerving.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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