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  • 21Tendency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Tendency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 tendency tendency Sgm: N 1 aptness aptness aptitude Sgm: N 1 proneness proneness proclivity bent turn tone bias set leaning to …

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  • 22Skill — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Skill >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 skill skill skillfulness address Sgm: N 1 dexterity dexterity dexterousness Sgm: N 1 adroitness adroitness expertness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 proficiency …

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  • 23aptitude — n. 1. Turn, disposition, genius, gift, knack, endowment, talent, faculty, capacity, capableness, tendency, inclination, bent, bias, proclivity, proneness, propensity, forte, aptness. 2. Readiness (at learning), quickness, cleverness, ability,… …

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  • 24knack — noun 1) a knack for making money Syn: gift, talent, flair, genius, instinct, faculty, ability, capability, capacity, aptitude, aptness, bent, forte, facility; technique, method, trick, skill …

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  • 25aptitude — n 1. ability, capability, proficiency; gift, talent, endowment, faculty, facility, flair, knack, forte; capacity, potential, the stuff, Inf. what it takes, U.S. Inf. the goods; predilection, proclivity, propensity; inclination, tendentiousness,… …

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  • 26Abilities — Ability A*bil i*ty ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Abilities} ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[i^]z). [F. habilet[ e], earlier spelling habilit[ e] (with silent h), L. habilitas aptitude, ability, fr. habilis apt. See {Able}.] The quality or state of being …

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  • 27Ability — A*bil i*ty ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Abilities} ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[i^]z). [F. habilet[ e], earlier spelling habilit[ e] (with silent h), L. habilitas aptitude, ability, fr. habilis apt. See {Able}.] The quality or state of being able;… …

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  • 28Aptitude — Apt i*tude, n. [F. aptitude, LL. aptitudo, fr. L. aptus. See {Apt}, and cf. {Attitude}.] 1. A natural or acquired disposition or capacity for a particular purpose, or tendency to a particular action or effect; as, oil has an aptitude to burn.… …

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  • 29Brittleness — Brit tle*ness, n. Aptness to break; fragility. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 30Deceptiveness — De*cep tive*ness, n. The power or habit of deceiving; tendency or aptness to deceive. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 31devilfish — Gray Gray (gr[=a]), a. [Compar. {Grayer}; superl. {Grayest}.] [OE. gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG. gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.] [Written also {grey}.] 1. any color of neutral hue between… …

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  • 32Dexterity — Dex*ter i*ty, n. [L. dexteritas, fr. dexter: cf. F. dext[ e]rit[ e]. See {Dexter}.] 1. Right handedness. [1913 Webster] 2. Readiness and grace in physical activity; skill and ease in using the hands; expertness in manual acts; as, dexterity with… …

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  • 33Docibility — Doc i*bil i*ty, Docibleness Doc i*ble*ness, n. [L. docibilitas.] Aptness for being taught; teachableness; docility. [1913 Webster] To persons of docibility, the real character may be easily taught in a few days. Boyle. [1913 Webster] The… …

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  • 34Docibleness — Docibility Doc i*bil i*ty, Docibleness Doc i*ble*ness, n. [L. docibilitas.] Aptness for being taught; teachableness; docility. [1913 Webster] To persons of docibility, the real character may be easily taught in a few days. Boyle. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 35Docility — Do*cil i*ty, n. [L. docilitas, fr. docilis: cf. F. docilit[ e].] 1. teachableness; aptness for being taught; docibleness. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] 2. Willingness to be taught; tractableness. [1913 Webster] The humble docility of little… …

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  • 36Emblem — Em blem, n. [F. embl[ e]me, L. emblema, atis, that which is put in or on, inlaid work, fr. Gr. ? a thing put in or on, fr. ? to throw, lay, put in; ? in + ? to throw. See {In}, and {Parable}.] 1. Inlay; inlaid or mosaic work; something ornamental …

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  • 37Eschrichtius robustus — Gray Gray (gr[=a]), a. [Compar. {Grayer}; superl. {Grayest}.] [OE. gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG. gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.] [Written also {grey}.] 1. any color of neutral hue between… …

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  • 38Friendship — Friend ship, n. [AS. fre[ o]ndscipe. See {Friend}, and { ship}.] 1. The state of being friends; friendly relation, or attachment, to a person, or between persons; affection arising from mutual esteem and good will; friendliness; amity; good will …

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  • 39Gray — (gr[=a]), a. [Compar. {Grayer}; superl. {Grayest}.] [OE. gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG. gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.] [Written also {grey}.] 1. any color of neutral hue between white and… …

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  • 40Gray antimony — Gray Gray (gr[=a]), a. [Compar. {Grayer}; superl. {Grayest}.] [OE. gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG. gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.] [Written also {grey}.] 1. any color of neutral hue between… …

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