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Correct spelling:
proficient
Definition:
One who is so; an expert. See Profit.

Synonyms:

adjective
able, skilled
accomplished, adept, apt, capable, clever, competent, consummate, conversant, crackerjack, drilled, effective, effectual, efficient, experienced, expert, finished, gifted, pro, qualified, savvy, sharp, skillful, slick, talented, trained, versed, whiz, Exercised, crack, on the beam, phenom, up to speed, with it.
artistic
aesthetic, artistic, beautiful, creative, elegant, gifted, graceful, poetic, sublime, tasteful, accomplished, expert, masterful, skillful, talented.
conversant
well-informed, plugged in, percipient, witting, down with, kept posted.
expert
master.
facile
effortless, pushover, shallow, uncomplicated, shallower, flipper, untroublesome, fast talk.
qualified
disciplined, vet, warhorse, VETER, war horse, war-horse.
skillful
able, accomplished, adept, adroit, agile, ambidextrous, apt, artful, capable, clever, competent, crafty, cunning, deft, dexterous, efficient, expert, facile, genius, handy, masterful, nimble, skilled, skillful, talented, versatile, Sure-footed, well-versed, crack, a hand at, really into, tuned in.
superior
masterly.
veteran
veteran, long-serving, battle-scarred, from way back, long time, longtime, of the old school, been around, knows one's stuff, long-time, wise to ways.
noun
expert
artiste, doyen, shark, Sharks, experts, adepts, pros, artistes, proficients, dab hand, doyens, hot shot, old pro.
master
doyenne, savant, scientist, whizbang, real pro, whiz-bang.
proficient
adept, expert, good, practiced, skilful, skilled, skillful.
Examples of usage:
  1. You are proficient at that kind of thing. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  2. In the end the most proficient nurses are the least expensive. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  3. The language employed is so simple that any young man of average ability can, in a short time become proficient in all of these useful and profitable occupations. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  4. At length a person who is spoken of as having formerly been the captain of a band of warriors turned to me with an unsuspected absence of ferocity and said, Your countrymen are very proficient in the art of epigram, are they not, Mr. Kong? – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  5. Patty became quite accustomed to French ways and customs, and was becoming proficient in the language. – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells

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