- his prowess on the football field
Examples of prowess in a Sentence
He is known for his prowess on the football field.
their naval and military prowess
Recent Examples of prowess from the Web
Greitens responded by mocking Hawley’s legal prowess and linking the Democratic prosecutor with whom Hawley is coordinating on the investigation to progressive billionaire George Soros.
Though extrapolating from a spring football showing is as risky as entrusting one’s fate to tarot cards, Pass showed prowess as well as promise in the most extensive public appearance of his collegiate career.
Cody McCrary Warriors in 5: Without Curry to worry about, the Spurs will play Golden State a bit closer than expected, but in the end the Warriors’ talented roster and offensive prowess will prove to be too much.
As our cultural and linguistic complexity, dietary needs and technological prowess took a significant leap forward at this stage, our brains grew to accommodate the changes.
In District 23-5A, Marshall used its traditional sprinting and hurdling prowess to amass 140 points in the boys standings, finishing ahead of Manvel (112), Shadow Creek (97) and Elkins (82).
The two share a similar stage presence, as well as similar prowess on both vocals and guitar.
Most reviews of the Hades Canyon NUC with its Core i7-8809G have been glowing with respect to gaming prowess.
The young Norwegian has drawn comparisons to former Celtic star Virgil van Dijk due to his physical prowess and technical ability, and is highly rated by Rodgers.
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Origin and Etymology of prowess
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, stoutness, valor, virtue;
PROWESS Defined for English Language Learners
: great ability or skill
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