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a.1.Becoming a skillful workman; skillful; well performed; workmanlike.
adv.1.In a skillful manner; in a manner becoming a skillful workman.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Whatever workmanly pride you might once have possessed must be sacrificed on the altar of efficiency, your role only to execute the will of other men paid to think for you.