practiser


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practiser

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practicer

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someone who practises something, esp a trade or skill; practitioner
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Not at all; not a professor, as your town-folks have it; and, what is worse, I'm afraid, not a practiser, either.
Cedric was no ready practiser of the art of dissimulation, and would at this moment have been much the better of a hint from Wamba's more fertile brain.
Experiments were the hight of their knowledge, and so we may suppose when a practiser had killed 4 or 500 he might pass for a doctor.
He's rated the most obsessive practiser on the circuit, so we know he'll be ready to roll on his Kapalua bow, whereas some of the others have almost certainly put golf on the back burner in favour of eating, drinking and quality time at home.
In Douce's own detailed and systematic study on the subject, he posited that although 'awful and impressive as must ever be the contemplation of our mortality in the mind of the philosopher and practiser of true religion, the mere sight of a skeleton cannot, as to them, excite any alarming sensation whatever.
He wants to improve all the time - he's the best practiser I've ever seen.
On the other hand, the modernists look to the common practiser of using "he" to mean he or she, which is probably far more likely.
I'm not the best practiser, Phil Taylor will practise for five and six hours at a time, but I just get bored," said Osborne.
I've never been a major practiser and, when I first came out on the seniors tour, I had a lot of ups and downs.
His fielding had been joke-worthy in the first two Tests but there is no bigger assiduous practiser, and he did not once fumble in the match.
Remember, we all want to be players not practisers but you have to become a good practiser before you become a good player.