prowess

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

skill or expertise

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prowess - skill

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The word ‘prowess’ refers to exceptional talent or ability at doing something. It can be innate or a skill you have learned and honed through study, practice, and observation. To have prowess in any field is a great positive, but is particularly beneficial in a professional environment. Many people like to boast about their prowess, or falsely claim to have it.

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Synonyms mastery,expertise,proficiency
Antonyms stupidity,amateurish

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  1. Steven’s work ethic and ability to lead others more than makes up for his lack of academic prowess.

  2. Now that Susan has recovered from her injury, she can’t wait to display her prowess on the football field again.

  3. Frank is very arrogant and is always talking about his prowess at making sales, yet his numbers don’t back up his claims.

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