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Candid
completely honest, straight forward
Candace's candidness overwhelmed her business colleagues, who were not used to such honesty.
Acumen
quickness, accuracy,and keenness of judgment or insight
Judge Khai's legal acumen was so well regarded that he was nicknamed the "Solomon of the South".
Adroit
dexterous; deft
An adroit balloon-animal-maker,, Adriana became popular at children's parties.
Ascertain
to find out, as through investigation or experimentation.
The private investigator had long suspected my dog; before long, he ascertained that Toto was indeed the murderer.
astute
shrewd; clever
Stewart is financially astute, he invests wisely and never falls for scams.
circumspect
careful;prudent;discreet
Ned's circumspect manner makes him a wise appointment to the diplomatic corps.
disseminate
to scatter widely, as in sowing seed
The news about Dave's embarrassing moment at the party disseminated quickly through the school; by the end of the day, everyone knew what had happened.
erudition
deep, extensive learning
professor Rudy's erudition was such that she could answer any question her students put to her.
Husbandry
the application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding
After years of practicing animal husbandry, Marshal's husband was able to create a breed of dog that actually walked itself.
pedantic
excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
Pedro's pedantic tendencies prompted him to remind us constantly of all the grammatical rules we were breaking.
Perspicacious
shrewd, clear-sighted
Persephone's perspicacious mind had solved so many cases that the popular private investigator was able to retire.
Pragmatic
practical
Never one for wild and unrealistic schemes, Matt took a pragmatic approach to research.
precocious
exhibiting unusually early intellectual aptitude or maturity.
Bobby Fisher's precocious intellect made him one of the world's best chess players before he could even drive.
Prospectus
formal proposal
Before writing my thesis, I had to submit a detailed prospectus to the department for approval.
Rudimentary
basic, elementary;in the earliest stages of development
Josh's rudimentary golf skills were easily overpowered by TigerWoods's amazing performance on the green.