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1    innate ability, aptitude, or faculty, esp. when unspecified; above average ability  
a talent for cooking, a child with talent     
2    a person or persons possessing such ability  
3    any of various ancient units of weight and money  
4    Informal   members of the opposite sex collectively, esp. those living in a particular place  
the local talent     
5       an obsolete word for       inclination  
     (Old English talente, from Latin talenta, pl of talentum sum of money, from Greek talanton unit of money or weight; in Medieval Latin the sense was extended to ability through the influence of the parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14--30))  
   talented             adj  
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able, artistic, brilliant, gifted, well-endowed  

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talent, tented, tale, tentacled

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