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adept
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The charming young man was a great adept at such teasing; the ladies had christened him "the naughty man," and he seemed to be delighted at the name.

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  • Beyond the windows, there were people at tables inside. enjoying whatever it was they’d ordered, all of them adept with their chopsticks.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Julian was adept at coaxing the lizards to crawl into his palm and sleep there as he stroked their heads with his thumb.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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