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These adjectives mean having or showing mental keenness. Intelligent usually implies the ability to cope with new problems and to use the power of reasoning and inference effectively: The intelligent math students excelled in calculus. Bright implies quickness or ease in learning: The bright child learned the alphabet quickly. Brilliant suggests unusually impressive mental acuteness: “The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a bad end” (Max Beerbohm). Knowing implies the possession of knowledge, information, or understanding: Knowing collectors bought all the auctioned paintings. Quick-witted suggests mental alertness and prompt response: The quick-witted emergency medical staff averted a tragedy. Smart refers to quick intelligence and often a ready capability for taking care of one's own interests: Smart lawyers can effectively manipulate juries. Intellectual implies the capacity to grasp difficult or abstract concepts: The former professor was the more intellectual candidate.
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Having or showing intelligence, often of a high order:brilliant, intellectual, knowing, knowledgeable. (Informal) brainy. See ability
Mentally quick and original:alert, bright, clever, keen1, quick, quick-witted, sharp, sharp-witted, smart. Idiom: smart as a whip. See ability
Consistent with reason and intellect:consequent, logical, rational, reasonable. See reason