Part of speech:
The direct knowing or learning of something without the conscious use of reasoning; immediate understanding
Perception by touch or by sensation of the skin:
(Electronics) A surge of electrical power in one direction.
(Archaic) The quality of being apt, or appropriate; fitness
A natural propensity or inclination; a predisposition:
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 special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
A trip or journey in a vehicle:
Arousing or involving basic emotions; visceral:
Of, relating to, or prompted by instinct:
That is or can be perceived by intuition or common sense
Of, having the nature of, situated in, or affecting the viscera
A natural attraction; affinity
Appreciative regard or understanding:
In the philosophy of Kant, a concept of reason that is transcendent but nonempirical.
Manifestation of the sexual drive.
Anything that motivates
(Obs.) Favorable inclination; bias (for)
A definite purpose or point of view in something said or written
An inherent power or ability:
Instinctive discernment; keenness:
(Roman Mythology) A tutelary deity or guardian spirit of a person or place.
The foremost or leading position:
A variable unit of weight and money used in ancient Greece, Rome, and the Middle East.
A characteristic mood, style, or habit; a natural inclination:
The ability to discern the true nature of a situation, especially by intuition.
The power to discern the true nature of a person or situation
A power of perception thought of as a sense in addition to the commonly accepted five senses; intuitive power
Filled to satiation; gorged.
inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli
(Gr. Myth., person, proper) The god of love, son of Aphrodite: identified with the Roman god Cupid
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