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uh dept

  • n  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  • s  having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    adept in handicrafts
    an adept juggler

  • Starting in Barings' back office, he proved himself adept at understanding the derivatives market and soon found himself stationed in Singapore, betting on market shifts around the .
  • He was instantly catapulted to worldwide fame, and, as Russia paraded its hero, he in turn proved adept at handling the intense publicity.
  • BoingBoing is equally adept at uncovering can-you-believe-this photos ("Carved watermelon resembles human mouth!") as it is rallying readers to demand greater digital freedoms.
News & Articles

  • Russia’s ban on “homosexual propaganda” shows the Kremlin is still the ultimate puppetmaster
    There’s some truth to the notion that ever since Vladmir Putin decided to return to the presidency, the Kremlin is not quite as adept at manipulating and controlling public opinion. A quick glance at Putin’s ...
    June 13, 2013 - Quartz via Yahoo! Finance
  • Acer's Android Smart Display Pushes Desktop Boundaries
    Acer's Smart Display DA220HQL is a 21.5-inch all-in-one touchscreen released earlier this year that runs the Android operating system with a wireless keyboard and mouse and has the potential to change your desktop computing habits. The more I use it, the more adept I get at working in a touch and swipe computing environment that I am not holding in my hands.
    June 13, 2013 - TechNewsWorld.com
  • Pope confirms 'gay lobby' at work at Vatican
    Pope Francis lamented that a "gay lobby" was at work at the Vatican and acknowledged he wasn't particularly adept at administration during a private audience with the leadership of a key Latin American church group.
    June 11, 2013 - Fox News
Quotes

  • Gordon Robertson in Prince George Citizen
    I thought that some of this day-to-day operation was important to pass down the line, especially to somebody a little more adept at figuring out the new technologies coming at such a bewildering speed to all of us,the elder Robertson said.
  • Pat Robertson in International Herald Tribune
    I thought that some of this day-to-day operation was important to pass down the line, especially to somebody a little more adept at figuring out the new technologies coming at such a bewildering speed to all of us,the elder Robertson said in...
  • Jon Kyl in BusinessWeek
    She has been, in my view, a witness who has manifested a deep knowledge of the law, and she's certainly very adept at describing the way she thinks about the law,Kyl told reporters today. "By a different token, I think she has been very...

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