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 for Adroit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adroit \A*droit"\, a. [F. adroit; [`a] (L. ad) = droit straight,
     right, fr. L. directus, p. p. of dirigere. See Direct.]
     Dexterous in the use of the hands or in the exercise of the
     mental faculties; exhibiting skill and readiness in avoiding
     danger or escaping difficulty; ready in invention or
     execution; -- applied to persons and to acts; as, an adroit
     mechanic, an adroit reply. "Adroit in the application of the
     telescope and quadrant." --Horsley. "He was adroit in
     intrigue." --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Dexterous; skillful; expert; ready; clever; deft;
          ingenious; cunning; ready-witted.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an
             exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician";
             "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers";
             "an adroit negotiator" [ant: maladroit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "adroit":
     Daedalian, adept, adroitness, apt, artful, artistic, astute,
     authoritative, brainy, bravura, bright, brilliant, canny, clean,
     clever, coordinated, crack, crackerjack, craft, cunning, cute,
     daedal, deft, deftness, dexterity, dexterous, dexterousness,
     dextrous, diplomatic, excellent, expert, expertise, fancy, gifted,
     good, goodish, graceful, handy, ingenious, intelligent, keen,
     keen-witted, know-how, magisterial, masterful, masterly, neat,
     neat-handed, nimble, nimble-witted, no dumbbell, no mean,
     not born yesterday, perspicacious, politic, pretty, professional,
     proficient, prowess, quick, quick-thinking, quick-witted,
     quite some, readiness, ready, resourceful, scintillating, sharp,
     sharp-witted, shrewd, skill, skillful, sleight, slick, slim, sly,
     smart, some, statesmanlike, steel-trap, stylish, subtle, tactful,
     talented, the compleat, the complete, virtuoso, well-done, wicked,

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