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acumen
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
uncommon ability to make good decisions
  • Universally that person's acumen is esteemed very little perceptive concerning whatsoever matters are being held as most profitably by mortals with sapience endowed to be studied who is ignorant of that which the most in doctrine erudite and certainly by reason of that in them high mind's ornament deserving of veneration constantly maintain when by general consent they affirm that other circumstances being equal by no exterior splendour is the prosperity of a nation more efficaciously...
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (0% in)

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