Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient(adjective)
One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy. (noun)
Examples of word adept
WORDS ACCENTED ON THE LAST SYLLABLE: address _address'_ adept _adept'_ adult _adult'_ ally _ally'_ commandant _commandänt '(ä as in arm) _ contour _contour'_ dessert _dessert'_ dilate _dilate'_ excise _eksiz'_ finance _finance'_ grimace _grimace'_ importune _importune'_ occult _occult'_ pretence _pretence'_ research _research'_ robust _robust'_ romance _romance'_ tirade _tirade'_
T'Lar, the most learned of them all, had recently and without comment ceased to use the title "adept."
Mr. Williams was known as an adept improviser who effortlessly switched between classical, jazz and pop styles.
He/she probably meant to use the word adept having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.
I think a little friendly guide to the new system might help, for us oldsters who are not what you could call adept users.
The other two chiefs are a Negro and a Hindoo; the adept is a Malay.
If you depend on that and the guy is any kind of adept, you are getting cut, and maybe fatally.
Other main characters are Queen Jehanne, former top Night Court "adept" ie former top courtesan of Terre Ange and second wife of King Daniel Courcel, her lover and dabbler in magical arts Raphael de Mereliot, elderly Ch'in wizard Lo Feng and his factotum disciple and martial arts expert Bao who are honored guests of the Angeline court, as well as quite a few others that you will encounter in the fullness of time.