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Ability to think or reason soundly; normal intelligence and judgment, often as reflected in behavior
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  1. Ability to think or reason soundly; normal intelligence and judgment, often as reflected in behavior
  2. A capacity to appreciate or understand:
  3. An ability to feel, appreciate, or understand some quality
An overall impression or effect:
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  1. An overall impression or effect:
  2. The sense of touch
  3. The sense of touch:
The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
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  1. The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
  2. A sudden wish or urge that prompts an unpremeditated act or feeling; an abrupt inclination:
  3. A sudden inclination to act, usually without premeditation
Something known or learned in this way
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  1. Something known or learned in this way
  2. The direct knowing or learning of something without the conscious use of reasoning; immediate understanding
(Archaic) The condition or quality of being suitable; appropriateness.
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  1. (Archaic) The condition or quality of being suitable; appropriateness.
  2. An inherent ability, as for learning; a talent:
  3. Quickness to learn or understand
A natural propensity or inclination; a predisposition:
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  1. A natural propensity or inclination; a predisposition:
  2. A natural or habitual tendency or inclination, esp. toward something discreditable
The stiff flower stalk of certain grasses
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  1. The stiff flower stalk of certain grasses
  2. A framework transverse to the length of a structure, for supporting lateral as well as vertical loads
  3. Any of a genus (Agrostis) of dense, low-growing perennial grasses that spread by putting out runners and are often used for lawns and golf greens
(Archaic) A clever trick.
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  1. (Archaic) A clever trick.
  2. A special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
  3. Ability to do something easily; particular skill
Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
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  1. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
  2. Something gained incidentally, without effort.
  3. A talent or natural ability.
(Computers) A device that reads data from and often writes data onto a storage medium, such as an optical disc or flash memory.
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  1. (Computers) A device that reads data from and often writes data onto a storage medium, such as an optical disc or flash memory.
  2. A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
  3. The power or energy to get things done; enthusiastic or aggressive vigor
A natural ability or talent
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  1. A natural ability or talent
  2. Quickness to learn or understand
  3. An inherent ability, as for learning; a talent:
Suitability; the quality of being apt or suitable
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  1. Suitability; the quality of being apt or suitable
  2. Quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility
  3. Disposition of the mind; propensity
A natural leaning or tendency; propensity
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  1. A natural leaning or tendency; propensity
  2. A framework transverse to the length of a structure, for supporting lateral as well as vertical loads
  3. Any of a genus (Agrostis) of dense, low-growing perennial grasses that spread by putting out runners and are often used for lawns and golf greens
A talent or natural ability for something:
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  1. A talent or natural ability for something:
  2. Any natural or specialized power of a living organism; sense
  3. Power or ability to do some particular thing; special aptitude or skill
A sense of what is stylish and striking
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  1. A sense of what is stylish and striking
  2. (Obs.) Sense of smell; hence, keen, natural discernment
  3. Distinctive elegance or style:
Either of two spirits, one good and one evil, supposed to influence one's destiny
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  1. Either of two spirits, one good and one evil, supposed to influence one's destiny
  2. A person having such capacity or ability
  3. A strong natural talent, aptitude, or inclination:
  1. A talent or natural ability.
  2. The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing.
  3. The act of giving:
A single animal:
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  1. A single animal:
  2. The seat of the faculty of reason; intelligence, intellect, or mind:
  3. A turning point; a crisis:
A trick; device
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  1. A trick; device
  2. A clever expedient or way of doing something
  3. A special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
Any of various large units of weight or of money (the value of a talent weight in gold, silver, etc.) used in ancient Greece, Rome, the Middle East, etc.
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  1. Any of various large units of weight or of money (the value of a talent weight in gold, silver, etc.) used in ancient Greece, Rome, the Middle East, etc.
  2. A superior, apparently natural ability in the arts or sciences or in the learning or doing of anything
  3. A person or group of people having such ability:
A momentary shock or scare:
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  1. A momentary shock or scare:
  2. The right, duty, or opportunity to do something, esp. as coming to each of a number of people in regular order
  3. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
A perception produced by this ability.
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  1. A perception produced by this ability.
  2. A clear understanding of the inner nature of some specific thing
  3. The ability to discern the true nature of a situation, especially by intuition.
Something known or learned in this way
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  1. Something known or learned in this way
  2. The direct knowing or learning of something without the conscious use of reasoning; immediate understanding
The state of being intuitive.
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A power of perception thought of as a sense in addition to the commonly accepted five senses; intuitive power
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  1. A power of perception thought of as a sense in addition to the commonly accepted five senses; intuitive power
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