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skill·ful [or] skil·ful

skillful [or] skilful

 
pronunciation:
skIl fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having or using skill; adept.
He is a skillful mechanic and can fix any car.
synonyms:
adept, deft, expert, masterful
similar words:
able, capable, competent, handy, masterly, qualified, trained
derivation: skillfully (skilfully) (adv.)
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The word skillful contains the following part:
-ful1 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means full of
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The suffix -ful1 attaches to native English nouns to form adjectives.