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adept
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Dune
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  • We became adept, my mother and sisters and I, at avoiding subtle instruments of death.
  • "The Gurney Halleck I knew was a man adept with both blade and baliset," Jessica said.
  • VOICE: that combined training originated by the Bene Gesserit which permits an adept to control others merely by selected tone shadings of the voice.
  • At the apex of their sway over the affairs of the Universe, their swordsmanship was said to match that of the Ginaz tenth level and their cunning abilities at in-fighting were reputed to approach those of a Bene Gesserit adept.

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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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