Wednesday, November 29, 2006

word of the day

acumen

Pronunciation: &-'ky├╝-m&n, 'a-ky&-m&n
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin acumin-, acumen, literally, point, from acuere
: keenness and depth of perception, discernment, or discrimination especially in practical matters

I love this word. Thanks to Merriam Webster Online.

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