art, artistry, prowess(noun)
a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
"the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
Skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity.
Distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism
Origin: From proeche (Modern French: prouesse)
distinguished bravery; valor; especially, military bravery and skill; gallantry; intrepidity; fearlessness
Origin: [OF. proece, proesce, F. prouesse. See Prow, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prow′es, n. bravery, esp. in war: valour: daring.—adj. Prow (arch.), brave, valiant:—superl. Prow′est. [O. Fr. prou (Fr. preux), perh. from prod in prodesse, to do good.]
The numerical value of prowess in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of prowess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Without an adversary prowess shrivels. We see how great and efficient it really is only when it shows by endurance what it is capable of.
Classes differentiate themselves from masses by the yardstick of mental prowess standard than by the monetary power status. A true leader hails from the classes and others belong to the masses.
Never underestimate the powers and prowess of your small efforts. Think of the "Butterfly Effect", which underscores the fact that even a tiny butterfly stirring the calm air in California can transform severe storm systems next month in Korea.
Famous shipbuilders such as Donald Mackay referred to a certain part of his ships as having a 'forepeak'. Has anyone discovered any of his contemporaries as seeking to exceed his prowess by incorporating five, six or more 'peaks' in their ship design?
There is no military solution to this. We are up against an ideology, we are up against a reality, a set of dynamics we've never seen before -- sophistication of social media, the military prowess, the tactical strategic prowess that ISIS possesses, the funding.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- dovednost, obratnost, zručnost, hrdinstvíCzech
- Heldenmut, Fähigkeiten, Können, TapferkeitGerman
- ανδρεία, δεξιότηταGreek
- destreza, capacidad, habilidad, proezaSpanish
- taitavuus, sankaruusFinnish
- fait d'armes, adresse, exploit, prouesse, dextérité, héroïsme, haut fait, habiletéFrench
- խիզախություն, ճարպկություն, հմտությունArmenian
- 武勇, 技量Japanese
- bekwaamheid, heldenmoed, dapperheidDutch
- умение, храбрость, отвага, мастерство, удальRussian
- spretnost, одважност, odvažnost, спретностSerbo-Croatian
- hjältemod, tapperhet, skicklighetSwedish
- galing, abilidadTagalog
- yiğitlik, cesaret, maharet, hüner, kahramanlıkTurkish
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