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adept
someone who is dazzlingly skilled.

John Lennon was not only an adept musician, he was a great person who believed in world peace.
Stoild
unemotional

I am a very stolid person, i don't cry when i watch LifeTime movies.
terse
brief and to the point.

Timmy answered every question with one word all the time, therefore he was terse.
augmented
added to or made greater in amount or number or strength

Mary didn't want to sound dumb, so she augmented her math score when her friends asked.
duplicity
acting in bad faith

I had duplicity yesterday before practice because i hadn't prepared my body for it.
cavalier
casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight

William can be a cavalier when come to basketball.
irascible
characterized by anger

Sam is known as a irascible person; he always storms off after he loses a game.
ambivalent
characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes

I am ambivalent when it comes to homework; i can hate it or i can like it.
laud
praise, glorify, or honor

A lot of little girls laud Justin Bieber because of his good looks.
mendacity
the tendency to be untruthful

Laura was known for her mendacity when asked the truth.
obtuse
slow to learn or understand

Samantha can be obtuse when it comes to math; she doesn't know her simple math.
tangential
of superficial relevance if any

John was known for his tangential comments during class.
germinate
produce buds, branches, or germinate

When i was asked how to germinate, i replied," i don't know".