(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. sagacity, keenness, shrewdness; see acumen .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging: acumen, clear-sightedness, discernment, discrimination, eye, keenness, nose, penetration, perceptiveness, percipience, percipiency, perspicacity, sagacity, sageness, shrewdness, wit. See ABILITY, CAREFUL.

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