Adept vs Flair - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between adept and flair

is that adept is one fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy while flair is (distinctive style or elegance).

As an adjective adept

is well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

adept

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient
  • * 1837-1839 ,
  • Adept as she was, in all the arts of cunning and dissimulation, the girl Nancy could not wholly conceal the effect which the knowledge of the step she had taken, wrought upon her mind.

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    * inept

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
  • * 1841 , , Barnaby Rudge :
  • When he had achieved this task, he applied himself to the acquisition of stable language, in which he soon became such an adept , that he would perch outside my window and drive imaginary horses with great skill, all day.
  • * 1894-95 , , Jude the Obscure :
  • Others, alas, had an instinct towards artificiality in their very blood, and became adepts in counterfeiting at the first glimpse of it.

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    * pated, taped

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    flair

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A natural or innate talent or aptitude; a knack.
  • Distinctive style or elegance; panache or elan.
  • Synonyms

    * (natural or innate talent) gift, knack, talent * (distinctive style or elegance) elan, elegance, grace, panache, style

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