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Skilful and able

street

adjective

used to living in big cities and dealing with difficult situations that happen there

transliterate

adjective

able to read, write and communicate in a variety of ways, using printed material, electronic documents, the Internet, mobile phone texting, etc.

able

adjective

intelligent or good at doing something

capable

adjective

able to do something

professional

adjective

showing a high level of skill or training

brilliant

adjective

very skilful, impressive, or successful

better

adjective

more skilful

good

adjective

able to do something well

capable

adjective

very good at doing a job

born

adjective

used for emphasizing that someone has a natural ability to do something well or to behave in a certain way

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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chimera

a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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