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1    faculty, feeling, sensation, sensibility  
2    appreciation, atmosphere, aura, awareness, consciousness, feel, impression, intuition, perception, premonition, presentiment, sentiment  
3    definition, denotation, drift, gist, implication, import, interpretation, meaning, message, nuance, purport, significance, signification, substance  
4      (sometimes plural)    brains     (informal)   clear-headedness, cleverness, common sense, discernment, discrimination, gumption     (Brit. informal)   intelligence, judgment, mother wit, nous     (Brit. slang)   quickness, reason, sagacity, sanity, sharpness, smarts     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   tact, understanding, wisdom, wit(s)  
5    advantage, good, logic, point, purpose, reason, use, value, worth  
6    appreciate, apprehend, be aware of, discern, divine, feel, get the impression, grasp, have a feeling in one's bones     (informal)   have a funny feeling     (informal)   have a hunch, just know, notice, observe, perceive, pick up, realize, suspect, understand  
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4    bêtise     (rare)   folly, foolishness, idiocy, nonsense, silliness, stupidity  
      vb   be unaware of, fail to grasp or notice, miss, misunderstand, overlook  

common-sense   , common-sensical  
      adj   astute, down-to-earth, hard-headed, judicious, level-headed, matter-of-fact, practical, realistic, reasonable, sane, sensible, shrewd, sound  
   airy-fairy     (informal)   daft     (informal)   foolish, impractical, irrational, unrealistic, unreasonable, unthinking, unwise  
common sense     
good sense, gumption     (Brit. informal)   horse sense, level-headedness, mother wit, native intelligence, nous     (Brit. slang)   practicality, prudence, reasonableness, smarts     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   sound judgment, soundness, wit  
horse sense     
common sense, gumption     (Brit. informal)   judgment, mother wit, nous     (Brit. slang)   practicality  
sixth sense     
clairvoyance, feyness, intuition, second sight  
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