Definitions: (1) expert in using the body or mind; nimble; (2) cleverly skillful; resourcefully inventive; ingenious

Synonyms: artful, dexterous, proficient

Derivation: Latin, “to set in a straight line”

Quote: The adroit man profits by everything, neglects nothing which can increase his chances; the less adroit, by sometimes disregarding a single chance, fails in everything. — Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) French military commander & political leader

Observation: Proverbs aims to show a person how to become adroit at the greatest skill of all, the skill of living. — Unknown