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craft

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1 an occupation requiring skillful use of the hands

  • an expert in the craft of cabinetmaking
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4 skill in achieving oneʼs ends through indirect, subtle, or underhanded means

  • celebrated in political circles for his craft, heʼs the legislator who knows how to get bills passed
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5 subtle or imaginative ability in inventing, devising, or executing something

  • a really ingenious household appliance that shows a lot of craft on the part of its inventors
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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

craft

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to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form

  • spent hours crafting the perfect letter of recommendation for her prize student
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put together



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