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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprowessprow‧ess /ˈpraʊɪs/ noun [uncountable]  formalGOOD AT great skill at doing something his physical prowess military prowess
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prowessBut more surprising than his lack of academic prowess was his failure to make any other sort of impact.athletic prowessHe was instantly celebrated as a possessor of breathtaking quickness and ball-handling, a deft-shooting touch and suffocating defensive prowess.Heroes represent individuals of exceptional prowess and courage.Growing up where I did, I understood and admired physical prowess, and there was an abundance of muscle here.He was better trained than anybody in our section, and the Corporals admired his physical prowess.The researchers cautioned that the study only predicts the likelihood that a child will be predisposed to physical prowess.It shamed me to be evaluating the prowess of a man whom I would not ordinarily desire.All through the ages men have had names which recognised their prowess at arms or through some physical attribute.
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