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1 an occupation requiring skillful use of the hands

  • one of the country's finest practitioners of the art of cabinetmaking
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2 subtle or imaginative ability in inventing, devising, or executing something

  • while some people see it simply as mindless fun or exercise, there is an art to skateboarding
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art, skill, cunning, artifice, craft mean the faculty of executing well what one has devised. art implies a personal, unanalyzable creative power.
    • the art of choosing the right word
skill stresses technical knowledge and proficiency.
    • the skill of a glassblower
cunning suggests ingenuity and subtlety in devising, inventing, or executing.
    • a mystery plotted with great cunning
artifice suggests technical skill especially in imitating things in nature.
    • believed realism in film could be achieved only by artifice
craft may imply expertness in workmanship.
    • the craft of a master goldsmith

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