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nækknack

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. knack

    Ease in the sense here considered denotes freedom from conscious or apparent effort, tax, or strain. Ease may be either of condition or of action; facility is always of action; readiness is of action or of expected action. One lives at ease who has no pressing cares; one stands at ease, moves or speaks with ease, when wholly without constraint. Facility is always active; readiness may be active or passive; the speaker has facility of expression, readiness of wit; any appliance is in readiness for use. Ease of action may imply merely the possession of ample power; facility always implies practise and skill; any one can press down the keys of a typewriter with ease; only the skilled operator works the machine with facility. Readiness in the active sense includes much of the meaning of ease with the added idea of promptness or alertness. Easiness applies to the thing done, rather than to the doer. Expertness applies to the more mechanical processes of body and mind; we speak of the readiness of an orator, but of the expertness of a gymnast. Compare COMFORTABLE; DEXTERITY; POWER.

    Synonyms:
    ease, easiness, expertness, facility, readiness

    Antonyms:
    annoyance, awkwardness, constraint, difficulty, discomfort, disquiet, irritation, perplexity, trouble, uneasiness, vexation, worry

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bent, knack, hangnoun

    a special way of doing something

    "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"

    Synonyms:
    set, bent, hang, bent-grass, bent grass

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  1. knacknoun

    Synonyms:
    toy, plaything, knick-knack, gimcrack, gewgaw, bawble, trifle, JIGGUMBOB

  2. knacknoun

    Synonyms:
    dexterity, adroitness, dexterousness, skill, skilfulness, facility, aptness, aptitude, quickness, readiness, address, expertness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. knacknoun

    Synonyms:
    gimcrack, trinket, toy, plaything, knickknack, kickshaws, gewgaw, bauble, skill, readiness, aptitude, proficiency, dexterity, adroitness, trick, device

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "knack":

    don, talent, gift, fancy, donation

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How to use knack in a sentence?

  1. Howard Newton:

    Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.

  2. C. E. Stowe:

    Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

  3. Harold Bradley:

    He was great to work for, he was very creative. He had a knack for picking songs and he was a great songwriter.

  4. Annie Fuller:

    She is very bright, we were amazed to find that she really has a knack for spelling.

  5. Jeff Li:

    We think he’s demonstrated enough skill over the years in management, plus the Murdochs have the knack of repeatedly creating value for shareholders to not do anything rash, as an investor in 21st Century Fox as well, we always consider it a real possibility for Fox to fully take over Sky at some point.


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