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perspicacity
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
intelligence — especially the ability to quickly assess situations and make good decisions
  • "Sire," said Villefort, "the suddenness of this event must prove to your majesty that the issue is in the hands of Providence; what your majesty is pleased to attribute to me as profound perspicacity is simply owing to chance, and I have profited by that chance, like a good and devoted servant—that's all.
    Chapters 11-12 (25% in)

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