Adroit and Inept


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Adroit adjective – Accomplished with trained ability.
Usage example: with an adroit flick of the wrist, flipped the omelet into the air and landed it squarely back in the pan

Inept is an antonym for adroit in topics: skilful, very able or skilled.
Nearby Words: adroitness, adroitly
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Inept adjective – Showing or marked by a lack of skill and tact (as in dealing with a situation).
Usage example: an inept effort to become friends with their future son-in-law

Adroit is an antonym for inept in topics: incompetent, clumsy, improper.
Nearby Words: ineptitude, ineptly
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Inept or Adroit. 2016. Accessed April 12, 2021.

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