|Origin:||, past participle of adipisci 'to gain', from ad- 'to' + apisci 'to reach'|
Melissa quickly became adept at predicting his moods.
Silas proved adept in the art of avoiding potholes in the road.
I'm afraid she's also an adept liar.
—adept noun [countable]
a form of kung fu practiced by only a handful of adepts