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art

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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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The first known use of art was in the 14th century

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“Art.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/art. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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