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Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective Adept

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Latina women are naturally more adept than women from other ethnicities in keeping breast cancer risks at bay, thanks to a gene variant.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Adept

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I was very adept at acquiring languages.
(Anna Held)

Sentence with the equality degree of the adjective Adept

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TOM UTLEY: I cannot claim to be anything like as adept as my late grandfather at solving cryptic crosswords.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Sentence with the noun Adept

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The good news is, you can take steps to become more socially adept.
(Forbes - Business, )


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You might point out the roles of the CEO, the CIO, or the CMO as driving the digital transformation of an organization, but are they adept at handling the all the data needs of every organization?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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He is an adept climber.

He is adept in swimming.

He is adept at telling lies.

He's adept at jumping into profitable niches.

Hackers are adept at getting around computer security measures.

I was relatively technically adept. I can edit and wire up a light.
(Ian Hart)

The best leaders aren't just smart, they're also socially adept.
(Forbes - Business, )

Domestic cats may be cute and cuddly, but they're also adept hunters.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

No Chief Secretary was ever more adept at doing this than Joel Barnett.
(The Independent - People, )

Fraudsters are not only adept at making counterfeits look like the real thing.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Former stars adept at using social media find they are not forgotten, after all.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

The films that settled whether actors adept at comedy could be as affecting in drama.
(Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Statistical mechanics is adept at describing the equilibria of quantum many-body systems.
(Nature Physics, )

While at Chelsea, Didier Drogba was equally adept at scoring with his head and his two feet.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sometimes a performance is so finely adept that you forget the actor and see only the character.
(Charles McNulty, Times Theater Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Compared to younger adults, older people are less adept at reading emotion in their spouse's face.
(Science Daily - News, )

She is a grand slam tennis winner, but she has a prodigious intellect and is also an adept artist.
(CNN - World Sport, )

These few seem more adept at executing market and technology turns, not just incremental evolution.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Emerging as a mathematician of international renown, she proved no less adept as an educationalist.
(The Independent - People, )

With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Mario Draghi is extraordinarily adept, and his pitch-perfect press conference was testimony to that.
(The Independent - Business, )

March. 12 (UPI) -- Study finds human brain is more adept at remembering sights and textures than sounds.
(UPI - Science News, )

Astronomers have found that she is truly hot stuff – and that she’s very adept at hiding her true nature.
(The Independent - Science, )

Research found that some plants are adept at military strategy, mounting a defence at first whiff of an attack.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

But as its history reveals, it's been adept at hurdling the threat of legal action and law enforcement activity.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

No one is more adept at turning crises into opportunities than representatives of special interests in Washington.
(Michael Hiltzik in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

CMOs, more than many other C-level executives, have to become adept at successfully moving from one firm to another.
(Forbes - Business, )

This West Coast jazz singer, a rhythmically adept and accomplished scat improviser, offers a far-reaching repertoire.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

But the virus is adept at developing resistance to drugs, and treatment regimens require tweaking that can be costly.
(Science Daily - News, )

Nowadays, most entrants have a first-class degree, followed often by a Masters – and all have to be digitally adept.
(The Independent - Education, )

The study by MIT researchers found that coughs and sneezes are far more adept at spreading viruses than they had thought.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The 112-year-old U.S. drug store chain is surprisingly adept when it comes to revenue-driving, customer-pleasing technology.
(ZDNet US, )

And technology is so adept at providing ‘adaptive feedback’ that it proves to be an exceptionally effective teaching tool.
(Forbes - Education, )

Leading museums have proven surprisingly adept at adapting digital technology, and their experience holds lessons for business.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Researchers at Washington State University say deserts and other arid ecosystems are surprisingly adept at soaking up excess CO2.
(UPI - Science News, )

His hand-eye co-ordination on the drums isn't in doubt so perhaps its no surprise then that Harry Judd is equally adept as a cricketer.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sophie Wessex proved less than adept when it came to using a bow and arrow during a tour of Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Buckinghamshire.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

A new study indicates that the higher the income level of a student’s family, the more adept the student will be on how to use the web.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The food-poisoning pathogen, Salmonella, for example is adept at picking up cues to adjust to different locations and surrounding conditions.
(Science Daily - News, )

For a man whose team began this tournament by putting five past the World Champions, Louis van Gaal is becoming adept at lowering expectations.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Created by Australians Benjamin Laird and Oscar Schwartz, the Bot or Not website reveals just how adept computers have become at writing poetry.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

He’s also leading the cavalry against the Series A crunch through his unique business model and adept skill at matching investors and startups.
(Forbes - Business, )

This research shows that separate lineages became progressively more adept at diving into water to catch fishes, like modern day loons and grebes.
(Science Daily - News, )

They tend to be adaptable and mobile, East-Coast-educated but West Coast-bound, willing to take risks, technically sophisticated, and social adept.
(Forbes - Business, )

But the procedure, which uses lasers to activate special drugs called photosensitizing agents, isn't adept at fighting cancer deep inside the body.
(Science Daily - News, )

Austin, a city adept at holding international festivals like South by Southwest and City Limits, takes its U.S. Grand Prix entertainment seriously.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Although the human brain is adept at tackling new problems with little new learning involved, evolution didn't necessarily create the brain to do so.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Famously described as "Cumbria's First Lady of the visual arts", Mary Burkett proved remarkably adept at operating on all sides of the cultural divide.
(The Independent - People, )

For a player so alert to his next move on and off the football field, it should come as no surprise that Mesut Ozil was rather adept at chess as a child.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In its American debut, this Chinese production was performed by adept Chinese dancers, but there was not an aesthetically coherent and compelling ballet.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

While those deep pockets are perfect for holding warm syrup, they're equally adept at containing glazed fruit, ice cream, and even fried chicken and gravy.
(Noelle Carter in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

As the first easy-to-understand publication tackling marketing analytics head on, this book serves a unique need for marketers looking to become more adept.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

For a mountainous country that is often snowbound, with a population under eight million, Switzerland is remarkably adept at producing excellent tennis players.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

As liberalization swamps Myanmar’s largest city with cars, a young police sergeant adept at managing the flow has been winning praise — and quite a few tips.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Chess commentator and writer Nigel Short, 49, said women should accept they were ‘hard-wired very differently’ and weren’t as adept at playing chess as men.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The company's share price has enjoyed a spectacular run since paying a maiden dividend in April last year, which alerted the market to Adept's rude financial health.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

In a new study looking at toddlers and preschoolers with autism, researchers found that children with better motor skills were more adept at socializing and communicating.
(Science Daily - News, )

To better understand how companies can become more adept at leveraging analytics to improve decision making, I turned to Gopi Koteeswaran, the CEO at LatentView Analytics.
(Forbes - Business, )

March 24 (UPI) -- Chemists have found that californium, Cf, is particularly adept at bonding and separating other materials, and is extremely resistant to radiation damage.
(UPI - Science News, )

As a gung-ho supervisor, Stephen Jackson was so adept at finding and photographing sleeping airport security guards that colleagues called him the "Nighttime Ninja," he says.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

I was turned away from what should have been my first gig, thanks to a diligent bouncer adept at identifying underage girls beneath their layers of Constance Carroll make-up.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny showed that he is equally adept with his feet (and head) as his hands when he stole the show in a game of takraw with Gervinho and Carl Jenkinson.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Former England football captain David Beckham shows he's equally adept with his hands after a tennis ball flies into the royal box, much to the delight of the Court One crowd.
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

Aside from churning out impressive, feature-packed technology that dominates the smartphone industry, Samsung is also adept at stirring up interest in what it has up its sleeve.
(Forbes - Business, )

Former England football captain David Beckham shows he's equally adept with his hands after a tennis ball flies into the royal box, much to the delight of the Centre Court crowd.
(BBC Sport, )

A study published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin shows that lonely people are as socially adept as the rest of us but suffer a form of performance anxiety.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

It has been a long time since Diego Maradona made the news for his performances on the football pitch, but he has shown himself adept at remaining in the spotlight during his retirement.
(The Independent - Football, )

This accepted evolutionary narrative has been turned on its head, however, with the revelation that larger tortoises are less adept at righting themselves when they are flipped on to their backs.
(The Independent - Science, )

An app company itself, Uber has proved adept at energizing its customers through their personal electronic devices, prompting them to channel Uber's message to political decision makers by the...
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

If a movie is to be made of the incredible saga of the 2014 Kansas City Royals, the role of Ned Yost would have to be played by an actor like Steve Carell, someone adept at playing a bumbling idiot.
(Paul Sullivan in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

In studying the wealth creating methodologies of self-made millionaires, it’s clear that, in general, they are quite adept at moving business discussions in directions that they find most advantageous.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

It is often said of business school academics that they are adept at describing – through their case studies and the articles and books they write – business as it is – or was – at a certain time.
(Forbes - Business, )

My adulterous liaison with John Prebble, a successful author, screenwriter and married father of three, began in 1952, and we became adept at employing strategies to ensure our deception was never discovered.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A burly, jolly comic actor with a touch of Dickensian London about him, John Bardon was equally adept at villainy as buffoonery, but trumped both at the end of his career with a moving, tender study in pathos.
(The Independent - People, )

Castellanos Moya’s new novel is realistically enough plotted to ask for our whole involvement in its story, yet still full of the moments of slippage and dissociation that magical realism is so adept at evoking.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Just 20 years ago, CMOs were just getting adept at computers and the internet, online shopping was a new concept, and social media, digital media, podcasts, and mobile marketing weren’t even on anybody’s radar.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Researchers from The Australian National University were able to improve the sensitivity of atomic force microscopes by using a laser cooling technique, making the microscopes adept at detecting even a single virus.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have found that pressure from intensive fishing could potentially lead to evolutionary changes within wild fish populations, making them more adept at avoiding capture through conventional fish catching techniques such as trawling.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Companies who are strong at innovation are three times more likely to rely on big data analytics and data mining than their counterparts who are less adept at innovating (57% versus 19%). 67% of breakthrough innovators say their big data analytics and data mining efforts are paying off.
(Forbes - Business, )

Wearing a deadpan expression throughout that prevents us from becoming fully emotionally engaged with his character, Choi compensates by proving himself adept in the action department, displaying an agile physicality that makes his badass dispatching of numerous villains readily believable.
(Frank Scheck in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Under oath in a hotel — away from the TV cameras and the soapbox where he did his public moralizing — Bill Cosby sketched a very different image of America's Dad: a philanderer who plied young women with quaaludes, claimed to be adept at reading their unspoken desires and used his wealth to keep "Mrs.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

He's so accomplished a creator of images, so adept at humanizing the monstrous, so fearless an architect of awe, that the scenarios he throws himself into are invariably difficult to resist. "Pacific Rim" very much lives in comic book/pulp science-fiction territory, but Del Toro's skill and attention to detail combine to make it a deeper movie experience.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

I've been writing about marrying up touch and virtual enabled devices with an enterprise productivity purpose for years and personally I still feel that losing the mouse and keyboard is somewhat inevitable, hands are infinitely more adept at manipulating an environment and objects and having a touchscreen/ gesture based version of enterprise tools would be a natural transition.
(Forbes - Technology, )

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