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  • 61 perspicacity — I noun acuity, acumen, acute discernment, acuteness, astuteness, capacity, clear thinking, clear thought, clear vision, discernment, discretion, discrimination, farsightedness, insight, judgment, ken, perception, perceptiveness, sagacity, sense,… …

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  • 62 sense — I (feeling) noun apperception, apprehension, awareness, consciousness, discernment, idea, impression, instinct, mental image, mindfulness, notion, opinion, perception, realization, sensation, sensus, speculation, understanding II (intelligence)… …

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  • 63 wisdom — I noun acumen, astuteness, caliber, clear thinking, cognition, common sense, comprehension, discernment, discretion, edification, enlightenment, erudition, experience, good judgment, information, insight, intellectuality, intelligence, knowledge …

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  • 64 discretion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. judgment; tact, finesse, taste.See caution, will. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Cautious or prudent conduct] Syn. caution, prudence, tact, diplomacy, foresight, mature judgment, circumspection, carefulness,… …

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  • 65 insight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. discernment, perceptiveness, perception; intuition; penetration, understanding. See knowledge. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. penetration, perspicacity, shrewdness; see acumen . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 66 intelligence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Capacity to learn Nouns 1. intelligence, capacity, comprehension, apprehension, understanding; parts, sagacity, [mother] wit, esprit; intelligence quotient, IQ, acuteness, shrewdness, cunning; acumen,… …

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  • 67 judgment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of evaluating Nouns 1. judgment, adjudication, arbitration; result, conclusion, upshot; deduction, inference, corollary (see reasoning); decision, determination, finding, opinion, ruling, verdict,… …

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  • 68 wit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Cleverness Nouns 1. wit, wittiness; Atticism; salt; sense of humor, funny bone, esprit, point, fancy, whim, humor, drollery, pleasantry; comedy; jocularity, jocosity, jocoseness; levity, facetiousness;… …

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  • 69 astuteness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sagacity, keenness, shrewdness; see acumen . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging: acumen, clear sightedness, discernment, discrimination, eye, keenness, nose, penetration,… …

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  • 70 profundity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Depth] Syn. pitch, deepness, lowness; see depth 1 . 2. [Perception] Syn. acuity, sagacity, authority; see acumen . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Intellectual penetration or range: deepness, depth, profoundness. See… …

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  • 71 sageness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging: acumen, astuteness, clear sightedness, discernment, discrimination, eye, keenness, nose, penetration, perceptiveness, percipience, per cipiency, perspicacity,… …

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  • 72 Foresight — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Foresight >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 foresight foresight prospicience prevision long sightedness Sgm: N 1 anticipation anticipation Sgm: N 1 providence providence &c.(preparation) 673 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 …

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  • 73 sagacious — c.1600, from L. sagacem (nom. sagax); see SAGACITY (Cf. sagacity). Related: Sagaciously …

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  • 74 sagacious — [sə geɪʃəs] adjective having or showing good judgement. Derivatives sagaciously adverb sagacity noun Origin C17 (earlier (C15) as sagacity): from L. sagax, sagac wise + ious …

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  • 75 wise — wise, sage, sapient, judicious, prudent, sensible, sane are comparable when they mean having or manifesting the power to recognize the best ends and the best means to attain those ends. Wise applies to one or the acts or views of one who is so… …

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  • 76 Macdonald, Sir John Alexander — (1815 1891)    H Attends Charlottetown Conference, 1864, and proposes union of all the provinces, 178; premier of first Dominion Cabinet, 198; Tupper writes him as to Howe s political plans, 207; Tilley and Tupper urge him to visit Nova Scotia,… …

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  • 77 judgment — noun 1. an opinion formed by judging something (Freq. 19) he was reluctant to make his judgment known she changed her mind • Syn: ↑judgement, ↑mind • Derivationally related forms: ↑judgmental …

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  • 78 judiciousness — noun 1. good judgment • Ant: ↑injudiciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑judicious • Hypernyms: ↑sagacity, ↑sagaciousness, ↑judgment, ↑judgement, ↑ …

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  • 79 EDUCATION, JEWISH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline. Bibliography at the end of a section is indicated by (†). in the biblical period the nature of the sources historical survey the patriarchal period and the settlement the kingdom the… …

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  • 80 THE MIDDLE AGES — …

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