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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acumen  \A*cu"men\,  n.  [L.  acumen,  fr  acuere  to  sharpen.  Cf 
  {Acute}.] 
  Quickness  of  perception  or  discernment;  penetration  of  mind; 
  the  faculty  of  nice  discrimination.  --Selden. 
 
  Syn:  Sharpness;  sagacity;  keenness;  shrewdness;  acuteness. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acumen 
  n  :  shrewdness  shown  by  keen  insight  [syn:  {insightfulness}] 




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