Synonyms and related words:
ability, ableness, acuity, acumen, acuteness, adequacy, adroitness, an ear for, an eye for, aptitude, aptness, art, artistic skill, artistry, arty-craftiness, bent, blazon, braininess, bravura, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, bump, caliber, capability, capableness, capacity, capacity for, chic, clear thinking, cleverness, competence, critical discernment, daring, dash, demonstration, dexterity, discernment, display, dower, dowry, dramatics, eclat, efficacy, efficiency, elan, elegance, endowment, equipment, esprit, etalage, exhibition, exhibitionism, facility, faculty, false front, fanfaronade, feel, felicity, figure, fitness, flaunt, flaunting, flourish, forte, genius, genius for, gift, gift for, giftedness, gifts, glamor, head, histrionics, inclination, innate aptitude, insight, instinct, judgment, keen-wittedness, keenness, knack, leaning, long suit, makings, manifestation, mental alertness, mercurial mind, metier, mind, native cleverness, natural endowment, natural gift, nimble mind, nimble-wittedness, nimbleness, nous, oomph, pageant, pageantry, panache, parade, parts, penetration, perception, perceptiveness, perspicacity, pizzazz, potential, power, powers, proclivity, proficiency, propensity, qualification, quick parts, quick thinking, quick wit, quick-wittedness, quickness, ready wit, savvy, sham, sharp-wittedness, sharpness, show, showing-off, skill, smartness, smarts, sparkle, speciality, spectacle, splash, splurge, sprightly wit, staginess, strong flair, strong point, style, stylishness, sufficiency, susceptibility, talent, talents, taste, tendency, the goods, the stuff, theatrics, turn, turn for, vaunt, verve, virtu, vitality, what it takes

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