SYNONYMS FOR skillful
Related formsskill·ful·ly, adverbskill·ful·ness, nounqua·si-skill·ful, adjectivequa·si-skill·ful·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for skillfully
His treachery, however, had been skillfully concealed for years.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gil took weeks to build a monologue, skillfully turning the words on their head.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon|Marcus Baram|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She tackles weighty subjects with a naive sensibility and faux-innocence, but skillfully avoids dumbing them down.
A helping of free PR, all while skillfully avoiding the exorbitant day rate of British fashion model Daisy Lowe.
Growing up is hard to do—was then, is now—but Crystal skillfully interweaves the bitter and the sweet.Comedy Is His Calling: The Brilliance of Billy Crystal|Tom Shales|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I feigned love, whispered compliments, in short, so skillfully did I dissimulate that she believed I was Love's own captive.The Satyricon, Volume 5 (Crotona Affairs)|Petronius Arbiter
When skillfully done, almost no trace of such an opening can be found.
Their forts were earthworks, but they were skillfully planned, with a knowledge which no savage race has shown.Stories Of Ohio|William Dean Howells
But if either was on the place, it was so skillfully secreted that I could not find the slightest outward evidence of it.Romance of California Life|John Habberton
On and on flew the Dartaway, Dick managing the biplane as skillfully as if he was a seasoned aviator.The Rover Boys in the Air|Edward Stratemeyer