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

  Practice \Prac"tice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Practiced; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Practicing.] [Often written practise, practised,
     1. To do or perform frequently, customarily, or habitually;
        to make a practice of; as, to practice gaming. "Incline
        not my heart . . . practice wicked works." --Ps. cxli. 4.
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     2. To exercise, or follow, as a profession, trade, art, etc.,
        as, to practice law or medicine.
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     2. To exercise one's self in, for instruction or improvement,
        or to acquire discipline or dexterity; as, to practice
        gunnery; to practice music.
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     4. To put into practice; to carry out; to act upon; to
        commit; to execute; to do. "Aught but Talbot's shadow
        whereon to practice your severity." --Shak.
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              As this advice ye practice or neglect. --Pope.
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     5. To make use of; to employ. [Obs.]
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              In malice to this good knight's wife, I practiced
              Ubaldo and Ricardo to corrupt her.    --Massinger.
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     6. To teach or accustom by practice; to train.
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              In church they are taught to love God; after church
              they are practiced to love their neighbor. --Landor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Practiced \Prac"ticed\, a. [Often written practised.]
     1. Experienced; expert; skilled; as, a practiced marksman. "A
        practiced picklock." --Ld. Lytton.
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     2. Used habitually; learned by practice.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
             "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert
             job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a
             proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less
             skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful
             retouching" [syn: adept, expert, good, practiced,
             proficient, skillful, skilful]
      2: skillful after much practice [syn: practiced, practised]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "practiced":
     accomplished, at concert pitch, blase, career, coached, conversant,
     cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, experienced, finished, initiate,
     initiated, knowing, mature, matured, not born yesterday, old,
     old-time, practical, prepared, primed, professional, ripe, ripened,
     sagacious, seasoned, skilled, sophisticated, technical, trained,
     tried, tried and true, versed, vet, veteran, world-wise, worldly,

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