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  • n  having knowledge of
    their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive
  • n  shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge

  • Its style, a bubbly kitsch of knowingness, creates surprising little fantasies that are part Harlequin Romance, part Cole Porter lyric, now and then a touch of the bodice-ripper .
  • One part of him leans toward knowingness, but the rest is mired in a child's supercharged universe of witches and spirits and "Ghosts of Might Be" in the woods.
  • His knowingness allowed us to accept his real gifts: wonder, delight, optimism.

  • Laurie Geltman in Taunton Daily Gazette
    Your intuition - your gut - is your seed of knowingness. The centeredness of your being is right there in your solar plexus. That is your Geiger Counter to reality, as to what's going to happen. The more that you become aware of the feeling that... James Van Praagh Oct 30, 2006 56202 74310 knowingness I'm not someone who just started out. I've had a life of experience as a person trying to have some hope," Geltman said. "There's a knowingness that comes from age and experience. As you get older, sometimes you have to kick yourself in the...
  • Michael Lewis in International News Service
    Michael wasn't stupid,Lewis writes. "He was ignorant, but a lot of people mistook ignorance for stupidity, and knowingness for intelligence. He'd been denied the life experience that led to knowingness, which every other kid at Briarcrest...

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