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Correct spelling:
proficient
Definition:

Advanced; competent. One who has made advancement; an expert. Proficience, proficiency.

Synonyms:
skillful (adjective)
skillful, skilled, agile, artful, versatile, apt, capable, clever, crack, competent, facile, accomplished, dexterous, genius, adroit, sure-footed, masterful, talented, cunning, nimble, adept, able, expert, deft, crafty, handy, efficient, ambidextrous.
artistic (adjective)
sublime, expert, gifted, graceful, skillful, tasteful, artistic, poetic, creative, masterful, accomplished, elegant, talented, aesthetic, beautiful.
Other synonyms:
educated, unspoiled, practised, practiced, consummate, ability, transliterate, technical, skilled, skilful, right, full, dear, skillful, secure, compleat, undecomposed, ingenious, estimable, sound, in effect, ripe, well, just, effective, masterly, experienced, serious, master, honorable, dependable, professed, beneficial, complete, trained, safe, great, nice, honest, veteran, good, ace, happy, respectable, expert, crackerjack, versed, technological, in force, virtuoso, adept, salutary, near, professional, upright, unspoilt.
Common misspellings:
  1. proficent (35%)
  2. proficiant (16%)
  3. profecient (14%)
  4. profficient (12%)
  5. profiecient (4%)
  6. proficeint (2%)
  7. proficcient (2%)
  8. profeciant (2%)
Examples of usage:
  1. They reached the outer in safety, and there were greeted with some surprise but with displeasure by the whom they found still drilling with the rifles, in the use of which a certain number of them appeared to have become fairly proficient.
    - fortifications no Makalanga, - "Benita, An African Romance", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. Prizes in money and books were given to those who proved themselves most proficient.
    - fortifications no Makalanga, - "Benita, An African Romance", H. Rider Haggard. - "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy.
  3. In the end the most proficient nurses are the least expensive.
    - fortifications no Makalanga, - "Benita, An African Romance", H. Rider Haggard. - "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy. - "The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy", J. Morris Slemons.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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