One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his prowess as a winemaker’
skill, skilfulness, expertise, effectiveness, mastery, facility, ability, capability, capacity, talent, genius, adroitness, adeptness, aptitude, dexterity, deftness, competence, competency, professionalism, excellence, accomplishment, experience, proficiency, expertness, finesse, know-how
2‘the knights were famed for their prowess in battle’
courage, bravery, gallantry, valour, heroism, intrepidness, intrepidity, nerve, pluck, pluckiness, doughtiness, hardihood, braveness, courageousness, dauntlessness, gameness, manfulness, boldness, daring, audacity, spirit, fearlessness
mettle, determination, fortitude, steadfastness, stoutness, resolve, resolution, backbone, spine, stout-heartedness
informal bottle, grit, guts, spunk, gutsiness, gumption, ballsiness
North American informal moxie, cojones, sand
vulgar slang balls
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