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An example use of skillful in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… and are as skillful and in my judgment …”
Skillful means having or showing skill or dexterity.
the word skillful occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.