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Whether this aptitude was combined with the sinuous cunning that is essentially Oriental Nigel did not know.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She was fascinated by this aptitude, but presently she was still more fascinated by the subtle use that he was making of it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Sarah was intelligent and well trained; she inherited all her mother's aptitude for rule and order.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I know of no other private enterprise that so truly represents the skill, aptitude, and energy of American genius.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
But, on the other hand, it demands aptitude in writing for the orchestra and appropriately solid material.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Heuzey, was a lady of remarkable intelligence and marvellous artistic aptitude.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
She had no aptitude for aimlessness, and moreover thought it vulgar.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
They are distinguished by their aptitude for business, and many of them fill high stations in the great English commercial houses.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
One may study how solely to survive, yet, having an imperfect natural aptitude, may fail of proficiency and be early cut off.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
The President delivered an address on the value of work and of developing through the schools an aptitude for everyday life.
GUATEMALA, THE COUNTRY OF THE FUTURECHARLES M. PEPPER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APTITUDE

  • adequacy
  • aptitude
  • art
  • capacity
  • competence
  • craft
  • cunning
  • effectiveness
  • efficacy
  • efficiency
  • facility
  • faculty
  • means
  • might
  • potency
  • potential
  • potentiality
  • power
  • proficiency
  • qualification
  • qualifiedness
  • skill
  • wherewithal
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