He added, “Behind the word was an unspoken pact: they gave one another credit for prowess.”
From the day he entered the league, Rodriguez was distinguished by his otherworldly power and prowess.
As an adult my prowess with money extends to haggling over fees for my writing and not much more.
But he also showed an inordinate interest in shooting and his prowess, going to the range at night when he could not sleep.
The Democratic Party in Illinois, and especially in Chicago, is well-known for its prowess at voter turnout.
There, javelin in hand, he displayed his prowess, and none could stand against him.
In the earlier histories, the leaders were chosen for their prowess in arms.
While their flocks pastured they played the flute, singing songs of love or of the prowess of their ancestors.
No other ethical idea has such predominance as that of prowess.
The first Boer war still smarted in our minds, and we knew the prowess of the indomitable burghers.
late 13c., prouesse, from Old French proece "prowess, courage, brave deed" (Modern French prouesse), from prou, later variant of prud "brave, valiant," from Vulgar Latin *prodem (cf. Spanish proeza, Italian prodezza; see proud). Prow was in Middle English as a noun meaning "advantage, profit," also as a related adjective ("valiant, brave"), but it has become obsolete. "In 15-17th c. often a monosyllable" [OED].