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Jane Eyre
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  • But when St. John had mused a few moments he recommenced as imperturbably and with as much acumen as ever.
  • Mr. Rochester had sometimes read my unspoken thoughts with an acumen to me incomprehensible: in the present instance he took no notice of my abrupt vocal response; but he smiled at me with a certain smile he had of his own, and which he used but on rare occasions.

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  • She built a very successful company with uncommon business acumen.
  • With her customary acumen, she brought the new division to profitability within a year.

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