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skilful

[ skil-fuhl ]
/ ˈskɪl fəl /
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adjective

Chiefly British. skillful.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
skil·ful·ly, adverbskil·ful·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for skilful

skilful

US skillful

/ (ˈskɪlfʊl) /

adjective

possessing or displaying accomplishment or skill
involving or requiring accomplishment or skill
skilfully or US skillfully, adverbskilfulness or US skillfulness, noun
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