Definition of proficient:
just, experienced, virtuoso, estimable, veteran, expert, full, nice, in effect, ability, secure, skilled, professed, right, crackerjack, good, technological, versed, practised, dear, well, upright, compleat, in force, honorable, undecomposed, serious, educated, adept, effective, unspoilt, practiced, ace, unspoiled, transliterate, sound, respectable, skillful, ripe, professional, safe, salutary, trained, beneficial, ingenious, happy, great, master, honest, masterly, dependable, consummate, near, skilful, complete, technical.
- artistic (part of speech: adjective)
- skillful (part of speech: adjective)
But the despatches now published demonstrate that, before he attained middle life, he was a proficient at least in Latin, French, and English composition; for letters in each, written in a very pure style, are to be found in all parts of his correspondence.
- "Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand", H. Rider Haggard.
- "The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac", Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton.