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acumen
shrewdness, keenness, and quickness in understanding and dealing with a situation
acute
keen or quick of mind, shrewd
astute
having or showing a clever or shrewd mind; cunning
befuddle
to confuse
coruscation
a sudden brilliant display of wit
discerning
having or showing good judgement or understanding
dolt
a stupid, slow-witted person, a blockhead
erudite
learned, scholarly
fatuous
silly, foolish, complacently stupid, or insane
incisive
sharp, keen, or acute
ingenious
clever, resourceful
judicious
wise and careful, showing sound
nescient
ignorant, lacking knowledge
obtuse
slow to understand, dull
omniscient
knowing all things
pedant
a school teacher, especially one who puts unncessary stress on minor or trivial points of learning
perspicacious
having keen judgment or understanding, acutely perceptive
polymath
a person of great and diversified learning
prodigy
a child oof highly unusual talent or genius
pundit
a person who has or porfesses to have great learning or authority
resourceful
able to deal creatively and effectively with problems and difficulties
sagacious
showing keen perception and sound judgment
vacuous
stupid, showing lack of intelligence