surefooted


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sure-foot·ed

or sure·foot·ed (sho͝or′fo͝ot′ĭd)
adj.
1.
a. Not liable to stumble or fall.
b. Designed so as to hold well to the road: an automobile that is sure-footed on curves.
2. Confident and capable: "demonstrates a sure-footed storytelling talent" (Michiko Kakutani).

sure′-foot′ed·ly adv.
sure′-foot′ed·ness n.

sure•foot•ed

(ˈʃʊərˈfʊt ɪd, ˈʃɜr-)

adj.
1. not likely to stumble, slip, or fall.
2. proceeding surely; unerring: a surefooted pursuit of success.
[1625–35]
sure′foot′ed•ly, adv.
sure′foot′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.surefooted - not liable to stumble or fall; "on surefooted donkeys"
steady - not subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "a steady beat"; "a steady job"; "a steady breeze"; "a steady increase"; "a good steady ballplayer"
2.surefooted - not liable to error in judgment or action; "most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman; "demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani
capable - (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"
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