Day-162 (Deft)

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Word:
             Deft

Status:
             Adjective

Meaning:
              Skillful or clever: able to do something accurately and quickly.

Sentences:
1) The photographer is known for her deft use of lightning.
2) He's a luthier whose deft craftmanship is prized by violinists all over the world.

Origin:
              Middle English defte which means 'gentle'.

First use:
               15th century

Synonyms:
                adroit, artful, skillful, delicate, dexterous, virtuso, expert

Antonyms:
                amateur, artless, rude, unprofessional.

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