Skilful in a sentence as an adjective

In Vim, this need is met by skilful use of .

Did they all come up with it on their own, via the same, skilful methodology that you used?

Doing that is far beyond the scope of skilful engineering, it's the stuff of genius.

Now the skilful workman is very careful indeed as to what he takes into his brain-attic.

Whatever she had accomplished in her professional career shows how skilful she is. Yet you're probably lazy if you don't go home and start churning out code, am I right?

Trees don't jump out at you any more than potholes, but they both can cause accidents and then you add in other riders and its not just you who has to be skilful.

Their excuse: "His access to legal advice would have mitigated the impact of the polices relentless and skilful efforts to obtain a confession from him"

If you don't exercise it, it doesn't develop; exercising it doesn't just make you more skilful at using the processing power you have, it actually increases the processing power.

> What good does it do to punish someone who is reasonably skilful, reasonably responsible, but only human?The self-driving car industry will benefit from that.

These days you end up accused of being the "I'm not racist but..." guy if you happen to mention anything that isn't tightly wrapped in political correctness, or bundled in skilful parody and comedic wit - which is out of reach for most of us. So we end up just sounding racist if we say we don't like X, Y or Z about this or that country or this or that community.

They rose to power arguably in no small part due to skilful spin doctoring and restyling of the conservative party as a party for the regular citizen rather than the elites.

What good does it do to punish someone who is reasonably skilful, reasonably responsible, but only human?The inconsistency and selective enforcement is part of the problem here.

I wonder if it is possible for anyone to make a fast profit once they cross to the other side of the legal/illegal line, or if one has to be just as skilful as a successful legitimate businessperson to do it...

The artwork is consistently wonderful: baffling, amusing, worrying, imaginative, and surprising, not to mention beautiful and incredibly skilful.

We certainly do not wish the law of patent to develop on the lines where there may be a vast gap between the coverage and the disclosure under the patent; where the scope of the patent is determined not on the intrinsic worth of the invention but by the artful drafting of its claims by skilful lawyers; and where patents are traded as a commodity not for production and marketing of the patented products but to search for someone who may be sued for infringement of the patent.

For an architect ought not to be and cannot be such a philologian as was Aristarchus, although not illiterate; nor a musician like Aristoxenus, though not absolutely ignorant of music; nor a painter like Apelles, though not unskilful in drawing; nor a sculptor such as was Myron or Polyclitus, though not unacquainted with the plastic art; nor again a physician like Hippocrates, though not ignorant of medicine; nor in the other sciences need he excel in each, though he should not be unskilful in them.

Skilful definitions


having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"

See also: adept expert good practiced proficient skillful