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craftsman

1. a member of a skilled trade; someone who practises a craft; artisan
2. an artist skilled in the techniques of an art or craft
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(56) This is not the office of the distracted adjunct, the overburdened graduate student, the celebrated lecturer, or the distinguished researcher; this is the office of the craftsmanlike teacher.
[T2] For he thinks that it is most of all proper to craft to create and produce, and that nature brings about in a much more craftsmanlike way that which the hand brings about in the works of our crafts--nature, that is, as I said, craftsmanlike fire and teacher of the other crafts.
Once a brand to be equated with meticulous, intelligent and craftsmanlike theatre, its standards have plunged disastrously.
Avoiding craftsmanlike values as well as stylishness, she goes about fashioning and then repeating crude, makeshift descriptions of people and their characters.
I'm just trying to help the student enhance whatever work they bring in to a workshop to me, in a craftsmanlike way.
Stevens tended to write the most creative, activist, and ambiguous opinions, Breyer and Ginsburg tended to write careful and craftsmanlike opinions consistent with a more limited idea of the judicial role, and Souter tended to the intellectual and complex, if not arduous, form of discourse when explaining himself.
Amazing as it may seem, it's possible that we are at the point where doing a solid, credible and craftsmanlike job for clients is no longer good enough.
Margaret Larkin of the National Urban League's Opportunity, the journal that had awarded Hughes first prize for "The Weary Blues" in its 1925 poetry contest, noted the "strong, craftsmanlike handling of 'Mulatto,' one of the best poems in the book" (1997,102).
(1.) All this has nothing to do with judicial activism or restraint, with strict or liberal constructionism, all of which are regularly practiced with craftsmanlike skill.
This narrowing of poetry to the precise, "truth[ful]", craftsmanlike rendering of sense impressions is what the "Objectivist" Poets meant by "sincerity" (Zukofsky 2000: 194, 206, 212; Dembo 1969: 160-61).
It's an intelligent, craftsmanlike job that coherently lays out a complicated, multifaceted tale, but also one that serves up genuine intensity and overblown aspects in virtually equal measure, with director Ridley Scott following suit.
Mozart's music lends itself to this kind of completion because it is both highly intellectual and very craftsmanlike, Levin said in a telephone interview.