They are typically invasive, highly adaptive, parasitic and adept at mimicking more benign plants.
Through the years he became just as adept at politics as he was on horseback.
A forceful personality like Jobs could steer the ship, but—adept though he may be—new CEO Tim Cook is no Steve Jobs.
Courtesy, kindness, and punctuality: the old Trot was adept at all the old bourgeois virtues.
As a former law professor at several elite law schools, he is adept at discussing high constitutional theory.
In an intrigue based on such lines Miguel Figuero was an adept.
But the Old Man is an adept in the business of plucking out.
But the Irishman is a deacon of his craft, and settles the point like an adept.
In truth the worthy doctor was not only a believer but an adept in astrology.
Men who live in such a world as this become sensitive to its symptoms, and adept at interpreting them.
"an expert," especially "one who is skilled in the secrets of anything," 1660s, from Latin adeptus (see adept (adj.)). The Latin adjective was used as a noun in this sense in Medieval Latin among alchemists.