- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. skill, expertise; art, handicraft; trade; vessel, ship, boat; cunning, artfulness, deceit, trickery. See business.II(Roget's IV) n.1. [Skill]2. [Guile]3. [Trade]4. [Vessel]art .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.1. skill expertise, artistry, facility, mastery, dexterity, ability, knack, know-how.2. cunning artfulness, deceit, craftiness, shrewdness, slyness, artifice, guile, trickery, ruse.3. trade handiwork, job, line, business, vocation.ANT.: 1. incompetency, clumsiness, inability. 2. honesty, naiveteIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity: ability, adeptness, art, command, expertise, expertness, knack, mastery, proficiency, skill, technique. Informal: know-how. See ABILITY, KNOWLEDGE. 2. Deceitful cleverness: art, artfulness, artifice, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness. See HONEST, MEANS. 3. Lack of straightforwardness and honesty in action: chicanery, craftiness, deviousness, dishonesty, indirection, shadiness, shiftiness, slyness, sneakiness, trickery, trickiness, underhandedness. See HONEST. 4. Activity pursued as a livelihood: art, business, calling, career, employment, job, line, metier, occupation, profession, pursuit, trade, vocation, work. Slang: racket. Archaic: employ. See ACTION.
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