Example sentences for: adept

How can you use “adept” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • John Boehner, a slick but likable Ohioan who chairs the House Republican Conference, is as adept at playing the Washington game as is DeLay--befriending reporters, making goo-goo eyes at lobbyists, passing around campaign contributions on the House floor, etc.

  • Short sellers are often founts of useful information, and a certain kind of institutionalized skepticism seems to make them adept at sniffing out fraud and deception, particularly in corporate accounting.

  • Infinitely less adept at stoking an argument than Tim Russert, Jennings kept trying to get the candidates to repeat highlights from their previous session.

  • Alternatively, an adept supplier who uses information for planning, production, and distribution may well share in the competitive advantages derived from better information on the true state of final customer demand.

  • Our social skills are already being honed in childhood and early adolescence, when we quickly become very adept at forming and breaking alliances within and between groups and spend much of our time engaged in complex social interactions.


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