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competent
used in As I Lay Dying

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capable (able to do something in a generally satisfactory manner) — sometimes specifically to have legal capability
  • The sound of the saw is steady, competent, unhurried, stirring the dying light so that at each stroke her face seems to wake a little into an expression of listening and of waiting, as though she were counting the strokes.
    Section 12 — Darl (5) (61% in)

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