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Meaning of PROWESS

Pronunciation:  'prawis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
 

PROWESS is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: art, artistry
 
 See Also: airmanship, aviation, enology, falconry, fortification, homiletics, horology, minstrelsy, musicianship, oenology, puppetry, superior skill, taxidermy, ventriloquism, ventriloquy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prow"ess\, n. [OF. proece, proesce, F. prouesse. See
{Prow}, a.]
Distinguished bravery; valor; especially, military bravery
and skill; gallantry; intrepidity; fearlessness. --Chaucer.
Sir P. Sidney.

      He by his prowess conquered all France.  --Shak.

 

 

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