Expert and Inept


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Expert adjective – Accomplished with trained ability.
Usage example: to a serious collector, the expert carving on the duck decoy justifies its high price

Inept is an antonym for expert in knowledgeable topic.
Nearby Words: experience, expertise, expertly, expertised
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Inept adjective – Lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job.
Usage example: a well-meaning but inept secretary who can't seem to keep the boss's appointments straight

Expert is an antonym for inept in clumsy topic.
Nearby Words: ineptitude, ineptly
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character expert character inept character
job expert job inept job
agent expert agent inept agent
use expert use inept use
Other nouns: artist, lawyer, warrior, soldier, detective, swordsman.
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