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Properly or sufficiently qualified; capable:
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  1. Properly or sufficiently qualified; capable:
  2. Having sufficient skill, knowledge, ability, or qualifications.
  3. Well qualified; capable; fit
Practical; unemotional:
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  1. Practical; unemotional:
  2. Methodical and efficient, in a way that would be advantageous to a business or businessperson
  3. Showing or having characteristics advantageous to or of use in business; methodical and systematic.
Highly competent; skilled; adept
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  1. Highly competent; skilled; adept
  2. Having or marked by an advanced degree of competence, as in an art, vocation, profession, or branch of learning.
Of or relating to a linguistic element or rule that can be used to form further examples of a particular feature or pattern. The English past tense suffix –ed is productive since it continues to be added to new verbs to form the past tense.
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  1. Of or relating to a linguistic element or rule that can be used to form further examples of a particular feature or pattern. The English past tense suffix –ed is productive since it continues to be added to new verbs to form the past tense.
  2. Yielding favorable or useful results; constructive:
  3. Effective in achieving specified results; originative. Used with of :
Quick to learn or understand:
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  1. Quick to learn or understand:
  2. Suited to its purpose; appropriate; fitting
  3. Exactly suitable; appropriate:
Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
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  1. Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
  2. Enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable
  3. Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
(Of a kitchen, bathroom, etc.) Incorporating all of the fittings into connected units.
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  1. (Of a kitchen, bathroom, etc.) Incorporating all of the fittings into connected units.
  2. Designed to conform to the contours of that which it covers
Having much power of mind; skilled; talented
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  1. Having much power of mind; skilled; talented
  2. Having enough power, skill, etc. to do something
  3. (Usage Problem) Susceptible to action or treatment:
Permitting an action to be performed:
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  1. Permitting an action to be performed:
  2. Having the ability required for a specific task or accomplishment; qualified:
  3. Having capacity or ability; efficient and able:
Limited, restricted, or modified:
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  1. Limited, restricted, or modified:
  2. Having the necessary or desirable qualities; fit; competent
  3. Restricted or limited by conditions.
Characterized by, exhibiting, or requiring skill:
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  1. Characterized by, exhibiting, or requiring skill:
  2. Possessing or exercising skill; expert.
  3. Having or showing skill; accomplished; expert
Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
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  1. Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
  2. Producing a definite or desired result; efficient
  3. Existing in fact; actual:
Quick in thinking or learning; intelligent, ingenious, quick-witted, witty, facile, etc.
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  1. Quick in thinking or learning; intelligent, ingenious, quick-witted, witty, facile, etc.
  2. Skilled at accomplishing things, especially with the hands:
  3. (New England) Easily managed; docile:
Of or relating to energy.
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  1. Of or relating to energy.
  2. Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
  3. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.
Requiring specialized ability or training:
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  1. Requiring specialized ability or training:
  2. Having or showing skill; expert.
  3. Having or requiring an ability, as in a particular industrial occupation, gained by special experience or training
Quick and skillful; adroit.
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  1. Quick and skillful; adroit.
  2. Skillful in a quick, sure, and easy way; dexterous
Highly skilled; expert
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  1. Highly skilled; expert
  2. Very skilled or accomplished.
Of or from an expert
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  1. Of or from an expert
  2. Having, involving, or demonstrating skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
  3. Very skillful; having much training and knowledge in some special field
Having had much experience, as in a particular occupation or activity
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  1. Having had much experience, as in a particular occupation or activity
  2. Having experience and skill in a subject.
  3. Skilled or knowledgeable as the result of active participation or practice:
Befitting a skilled artisan or craftsperson; skillfully done.
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  1. Befitting a skilled artisan or craftsperson; skillfully done.
  2. Performed with the skill of an artisan or craftsman.
  3. Characteristic of a good workman; done in a steady, efficient manner but, often, specif., without extraordinary skill or ingenuity
Learned or perfected by practice
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  1. Learned or perfected by practice
  2. Acquired or brought to perfection by practice:
  3. Skillful, proficient, knowledgeable or expert as a result of practice
Of, concerned with, or dealing realistically and sensibly with everyday activities, work, etc.
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  1. Of, concerned with, or dealing realistically and sensibly with everyday activities, work, etc.
  2. Of, relating to, governed by, or acquired through practice or action, rather than theory or speculation:
  3. Capable of or suitable to being used or put into effect; useful:
Skilled; expert:
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  1. Skilled; expert:
  2. Completed; effected; established; as, an accomplished fact
  3. Complete in acquirements usually as a result of training; -- commonly in a good sense; as, an accomplished scholar, an accomplished villain
Exerting or capable of exerting strong influence; cogent:
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  1. Exerting or capable of exerting strong influence; cogent:
  2. Effective or powerful in action, as a drug or drink
  3. Able to have an erection and hence to engage in sexual intercourse
Necessitating action or work
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  1. Necessitating action or work
  2. (Grammar) Indicating that the grammatical subject of a verb is performing or causing the action expressed. Used of a verb form or voice.
  3. Currently in use or effect:
Characterized by continuous change or activity.
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  1. Characterized by continuous change or activity.
  2. Characterized by much activity and vigor, especially in bringing about change; energetic and forceful.
  3. Able to change and to adapt
Determining or closely affecting what comes next; critically important; crucial
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  1. Determining or closely affecting what comes next; critically important; crucial
  2. Marked by promptness and decision.
  3. Having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive.
Practical and realistic rather than emotional or sentimental
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  1. Practical and realistic rather than emotional or sentimental
  2. Very difficult; toilsome
  3. Able to withstand great strain without tearing or breaking; strong and resilient:
Disposed to or marked by artful and cunning practices; tricky.
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  1. Disposed to or marked by artful and cunning practices; tricky.
  2. Having or showing a clever awareness or resourcefulness, especially in practical matters.
  3. Artful, cunning, wily, etc. in one's dealings with others
Sparing in the amount of items involved to achieve a desired result:
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  1. Sparing in the amount of items involved to achieve a desired result:
  2. Designed or functioning to make effective use of money or effort invested:
  3. Expressed or done with economy, as by using few words
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
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  1. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
  2. Suitable; proper; appropriate
Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
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  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
  2. That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
Wearing a suit.
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  1. Wearing a suit.
  2. (Games) Being of the same suit. Used of cards:
  3. Fitting or appropriate:
Having legal force; valid
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  1. Having legal force; valid
  2. Producing or sufficient to produce a desired effect.
  3. Producing, or able to produce, the desired effect
Producing a definite or desired result; efficient
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  1. Producing a definite or desired result; efficient
  2. Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
  3. Existing in fact; actual:
Producing or capable of producing the desired effect; having the intended result; effective
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  1. Producing or capable of producing the desired effect; having the intended result; effective
Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
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  1. Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
  2. Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
  3. Enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable
Adequate for its purpose
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  1. Adequate for its purpose
  2. (Archaic) Willing to serve
  3. That will give good service, esp. in hard use; durable
Being of practical use:
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  1. Being of practical use:
  2. That can be used to advantage; serviceable; helpful; beneficial; often, having practical utility
  3. Having a beneficial use; serviceable:
  1. Producing a profit.
  2. Yielding profit, gain, or benefit
  3. Yielding profit; advantageous:
That saves
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  1. That saves
  2. Economizing or economical
  3. Containing an exception; making a reservation
Practicing or marked by the practice of thrift; wisely economical.
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  1. Practicing or marked by the practice of thrift; wisely economical.
  2. Secured by thrift; well husbanded.
  3. Well appearing; looking or being in good condition; becoming.
Eliminating or lessening physical labor
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  1. Eliminating or lessening physical labor
  2. Making work easier or faster.
Improving time-efficiency; reducing time needed to perform a task.
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  1. Improving time-efficiency; reducing time needed to perform a task.
Of great merit, use, or service; highly important, esteemed, etc.
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  1. Of great merit, use, or service; highly important, esteemed, etc.
  2. Estimable; deserving esteem
  3. Having considerable monetary or material value for use or exchange:
Convenient but based on a concern for self-interest rather than principle:
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  1. Convenient but based on a concern for self-interest rather than principle:
  2. Based on or offering what is of use or advantage rather than what is right or just; guided by self-interest; politic
  3. Useful for effecting a desired result; suited to the circumstances or the occasion; advantageous; convenient
Capable of making simple repairs to a house, an automobile, electrical appliances, etc.
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  1. Capable of making simple repairs to a house, an automobile, electrical appliances, etc.
  2. Easily used; saving time or work; convenient
  3. Easily or effectively used; convenient or useful:
That conduces or contributes; tending or leading (to)
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  1. That conduces or contributes; tending or leading (to)
  2. Tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result.
  3. Tending to cause or bring something about; contributive:
Having been made more simple and straight forward.
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  1. Having been made more simple and straight forward.
  2. Having a contour designed to offer the least resistance in moving through air, water, etc.
  3. Designed to offer little resistance to the flow of fluid, especially by having sleek, graceful lines.
Economical in terms of the goods or services received for the money spent.
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  1. Economical in terms of the goods or services received for the money spent.
  2. Producing good results for the amount of money spent; economical or efficient
  3. Returning a benefit that justifies the initial investment; economical.
Manifested in or involving practice:
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  1. Manifested in or involving practice:
  2. Capable of or suitable to being used or put into effect; useful:
  3. Usable; workable; useful and sensible
Producing a definite or desired result; efficient
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  1. Producing a definite or desired result; efficient
  2. Producing a strong impression or response; striking:
  3. Existing in fact; actual:
Having legal force; valid
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  1. Having legal force; valid
  2. Producing or sufficient to produce a desired effect.
  3. Producing, or able to produce, the desired effect
Producing or capable of producing the desired effect; having the intended result; effective
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  1. Producing or capable of producing the desired effect; having the intended result; effective
Producing mucus or sputum:
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  1. Producing mucus or sputum:
  2. Yielding favorable or useful results; constructive:
  3. Effective in achieving specified results; originative. Used with of :
Yielding favorable or useful results; constructive:
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  1. Yielding favorable or useful results; constructive:
  2. Producing or capable of producing crops, goods, or services, especially in abundance:
  3. Producing mucus or sputum:
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