inborn aptitude
index gift (flair), specialty (special aptitude)

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  • inherent aptitude — noun inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli the spawning instinct in salmon altruistic instincts in social animals • Syn: ↑instinct • Hypernyms: ↑aptitude • Hyponyms: ↑id …   Useful english dictionary

  • inherent — adjective inherent traits Syn: intrinsic, innate, immanent, built in, indwelling, inborn, ingrained, deep rooted; essential, fundamental, basic, structural, organic; natural, instinctive, instinctual, congenital, native …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • gift — n 1: an intentional and gratuitous transfer of real or personal property by a donor with legal capacity who actually or constructively delivers the property to the donee with the intent of giving up dominion over the property and investing it in… …   Law dictionary

  • specialty — spe·cial·ty n pl ties 1 [from the special form of the contract]: formal contract at contract 2: a doctrine providing that a person extradited can be prosecuted only for the charges described in the order for extradition …   Law dictionary

  • The King's School, Worcester — (KSW) is an independent British school refounded by Henry VIII in 1541. It occupies a site by Worcester Cathedral and the River Severn. The King s School, WorcesterFounded:7 Dec, 1541Headmaster:Mr Tim KeyesPupils:c.1000 HistoryThe King s School,… …   Wikipedia

  • natural talent — natural ability, inborn aptitude, innate skill …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gift — n 1 Gift, present, gratuity, favor, boon, largess are comparable when they denote something, often of value but not necessarily material, given freely to another for his benefit or pleasure. Gift is the most inclusive term, but it is not… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • instinct — instinct1 /in stingkt/, n. 1. an inborn pattern of activity or tendency to action common to a given biological species. 2. a natural or innate impulse, inclination, or tendency. 3. a natural aptitude or gift: an instinct for making money. 4.… …   Universalium

  • Johnson O'Connor — (January 22, 1891 ndash; July 1, 1973) was an American psychometrician, researcher, and educator. He is most remembered as a pioneer in the study of aptitude testing and as an advocate for the importance of vocabulary. Early Life and Education… …   Wikipedia

  • talent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gift, faculty, ability, power; turn, knack, aptitude; genius. See skill. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A gift] Syn. aptitude, faculty, gift, genius, facility, skill, capability, expertise, inventiveness,… …   English dictionary for students

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