Cleverness and Knack


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Cleverness noun – Mental skill or quickness.
Usage example: it takes real cleverness to find a way around the rules

Knack is a synonym for cleverness in talent topic. In some cases you can use "Knack" instead a noun "Cleverness", when it comes to topics like dexterity.
Nearby Words: clever, cleverly
Synonyms for Cleverness


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Knack noun – A clever often underhanded means to achieve an end.
Cleverness is a synonym for knack in skill topic. Sometimes you can use "Cleverness" instead a noun "Knack", if it concerns topics such as talent, dexterity.
Nearby Words: knacker, knackery
Synonyms for Knack

How words are described

particular particular cleverness particular knack
natural natural cleverness natural knack
extreme extreme cleverness extreme knack
innate innate cleverness innate knack
Other adjectives: supernatural, unusual, surprising.
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