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  • 21 sagacity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. perspicacity, discernment, shrewdness, wisdom; see acumen , judgment 1 , sense 2. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. intelligence, good judgement, sharpness, astuteness, judiciousness, wisdom, perceptiveness, insight. ANT.:… …

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  • 22 shrewdness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. astuteness, perspicacity, sharpness; see acumen , judgment 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging: acumen, astuteness, clear sightedness, discernment, discrimination, eye,… …

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  • 23 astute — [[t]əstju͟ːt, AM əstu͟ːt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as astute, you think they show an understanding of behaviour and situations, and are skilful at using this knowledge to their own advantage. She was politically astute... He made a… …

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  • 24 perspicaciousness — noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings) • Syn: ↑shrewdness, ↑astuteness, ↑perspicacity • Derivationally related forms: ↑perspicacious, ↑perspicacious (for: ↑pers …

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  • 25 perspicacity — noun 1. intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings) • Syn: ↑shrewdness, ↑astuteness, ↑perspicaciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑perspicacious (for: ↑perspicaciousness), ↑ …

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  • 26 shrewdness — noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings) • Syn: ↑astuteness, ↑perspicacity, ↑perspicaciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑perspicacious (for: ↑perspicaciousness), ↑ …

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  • 27 Astucity — As*tu ci*ty, n. [See {Astucious}.] Craftiness; astuteness. [R.] Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 28 astute — adjective Etymology: Latin astutus, from astus craft Date: 1565 having or showing shrewdness and perspicacity < an astute observer > < astute remarks >; also crafty, wily Synonyms: see shrewd • astu …

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  • 29 wit — I. verb (wist; witting; present first & third singular wot) Etymology: Middle English witen (1st & 3d singular present wot, past wiste), from Old English witan (1st & 3d singular present wāt, past wisse, wiste); akin to Old High German wizzan to… …

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