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competent
used in The Two Towers

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capable (able to do something in a generally satisfactory manner) — sometimes specifically to have legal capability
  • He wished now that he had learned more in Rivendell, and looked more at maps and things; but in those days the plans for the journey seemed to be in more competent hands, and he had never reckoned with being cut off from Gandalf, or from Strider, and even from Frodo.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (58% in)

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