If it sounds as though Scott is a consummate politician, skilled at avoiding controversy, think again.
Jennings found himself unable to believe that someone so skilled as Bennett could have been killed.
Bill, full name William Poole, was a real life butcher, skilled with knives and raised in the art of street fighting.
Many were skilled artisans, but some were compelled into service as forced prison laborers.
Would Christine O'Donnell be able to add "skilled debater" to the disparate points on her resume such as wiccan and mama grizzly?
It may take a skilled eye to discover the differences, but differences there are.
He was skilled in many things, he said, but his temper was hot, and had oftentimes been his bane.
As for mechanics and skilled labour generally, such Jews as take to it usually excel in such work and do very well where they are.
For skilled readers, pictures were neutral when the information was important.
Nevertheless his general air was of an out-of-door man, competent and skilled in the open.
past participle adjective from skill (v.) "to have personal and practical knowledge" (c.1200), from Old Norse skilja "separate, part, divide; break off, break up; part company, take leave; discern, distinguish; understand, find out; decide, settle," from the source of skill (n.).
late 12c., "power of discernment," from Old Norse skil "distinction, ability to make out, discernment, adjustment," related to skilja (v.) "to separate; discern, understand," from Proto-Germanic *skaljo- "divide, separate" (cf. Swedish skäl "reason," Danish skjel "a separation, boundary, limit," Middle Low German schillen "to differ," Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schele "separation, discrimination;" see shell (n.)). Sense of "ability, cleverness" first recorded early 13c.