Đồng nghĩa của genius

Alternative for genius

geniuses

Đồng nghĩa: gift, inspiration, intelligence, master, prodigy, talent, wizard,

Trái nghĩa: idiot,

Noun

A highly intelligent person
intellectual expert master mastermind prodigy brain brains intellect maestro brainbox brainiac buff Einstein virtuoso highbrow polymath wizard adept egghead hotshot maven thinker whiz artist boffin whizz wiz fundi ninja wonk brilliant person gifted child mental giant whiz kid intelligent person rocket scientist bright spark master-hand clever clogs idiot savant alpha geek walking encyclopedia scholar ace authority geek crackerjack connoisseur guru pro dab hand star meister proficient crackajack professional fiend cognoscente past master shark dab hand mavin wunderkind doyen marvel sharp old hand pundit sage phenomenon academic grandmaster champion specialist wonder demon master hand sensation veteran savant mind skilled person artiste something else bluestocking whizz-kid intellectualist bookworm aficionado winner nerd longhair miracle something to shout about something to write home about bookish person portent double-dome doctor stunner superstar old pro hero spectacle philosopher oracle flash caution phenom talent splendor child prodigy curiosity academician girl wonder boy wonder splendour hot shot paragon celebrity director know-it-all doyenne one for the books pedant inventor scientist technician magician natural up-and-comer whizz kid wonder child talented child learned person intelligentsia Brahmin doubledome grind swot statto trainspotter anorak man of letters woman of letters wiseguy researcher conductor fanatic addict comer quiz kid exponent professor victor grand master cordon bleu one and only number one sycophant great perfectionist gifted person spellbinder powerhouse graduate resource person old master consultant one of the cognoscenti top player real pro fancier eye-opener wonderful thing amazing thing key player prima donna whiz-bang clever person spod literato theorist high priest miracle worker devotee enthusiast Poindexter warhorse vet old-timer stager Olympian illuminato don propeller head practitioner nonpareil champ dillettante performer longtimer legend standout great person theoretician ideologist old guard experienced person old school old stager old soldier pandit wonder-worker miracle-worker Nestor cerebrum Solomon psyche head bookman no slouch hot stuff oner trend braintruster architect overachiever immortal bravura player mahatma gifted student high-achieving student enfant terrible bright star person experienced in something engineer organizer avant-garde rara avis black swan manager wise man casuist sophist student planner blockbuster doozy triumph astonishment wow wonderment knockout lulu smash hit author pointy-head deviser originator initiator the eighth wonder of the world instigator organiser prime mover intelligence monster freak grotesque monstrosity mutation abnormality girl-genius child genius boy-genius rarity enormity rare bird one in a million judge adviser arbiter mentor critic obsessive fan governor lover nut junkie maniac maharishi afficionado junky sucker hound habitue bug fool zealot teacher jock guide solon aficionada trooper beast leader insider controller source ruler determiner counsellor lord dictator leading light counsel advisor aesthete dilettante appreciator horse's mouth consigliere counselor warrior campaigner stalwart esthete learner specialist in expert judge of arbiter of taste authority on expert judge cognoscenti analyst auger cereb commentator bible kingpin wise person czar boss kingfish textbook law brass aristocrat freelancer self-appointed expert Bible exec executive elder learned one member of a policy unit member of a think tank top hand wise man/woman Solon top dog big shot big cheese top brass ivory dome big wig power elite wise woman city hall front office retired soldier trouper expert witness learned man learned woman tohunga shellback GI sourdough statesman follower old warhorse adherent guiding light admirer old soul man of learning wise old man old salt groupie habitué rooter activity slave

Noun

High intellectual capacity
intellect intelligence brilliance wisdom cleverness ingenuity wit acuity erudition percipience perspicacity precocity sagacity acumen astuteness brainpower brains intuitiveness precociousness smartness smarts wits acuteness brain braininess discernment intellectuality nous mind intellectual capacity brain power intellectual power great intellect great intelligence fine mind mental ability mental acuity mental agility mental capacity IQ I.Q. inventiveness creativity ingeniousness resourcefulness inspiration imagination imaginativeness creativeness talent insight originality invention innovativeness vision shrewdness ability intuition artistry perception sharpness understanding skill innovation brightness sense savvy reason comprehension judgment quick-wittedness cunning canniness judgement sageness enterprise grasp quickness keenness gumption faculty initiative perspicuity flair knowledge sophistication finesse sagaciousness creative power ideation profundity capability contrivance perceptiveness prudence discretion tact enlightenment incisiveness mentality lucidity creative talent mastery experience aptitude excellence virtuosity expertise rationality judiciousness discrimination penetration expressiveness knack dexterity perspicaciousness sharp-wittedness sapience phantasy perceptivity fantasy fancy thoughtfulness intellection cognition sensibleness practicality heedfulness watchfulness pragmatism levelheadedness consideration apprehension lucidness awareness marbles rationalness thought clear-sightedness good sense sound mind sound judgment adeptness good judgment tactfulness reasoning foresight capacity cognitive faculties soundness of mind presence of mind good judgement clear thinking powers of discernment farsightedness deftness common sense savoir faire prowess distinction adroitness power gift skills individuality proficiency productivity competence skillfulness artfulness education creative skill vigilance coherence wariness logic circumspection forethought sanity providence ratiocination soundness commonsense clear mind logical thought good reasoning scientific thinking horse sense creative gift prodigiousness brilliancy greatness intellectual brilliance novelty skilfulness stimulation freshness panache design fertility giftedness fecundity nimbleness newfangledness uniqueness newness grey matter powers of reasoning powers of intuition creative thought artistic power powers of invention bookishness learnedness masterfulness art suss artifice knowledgeableness craft calculation esprit enthusiasm drive spirit spiritedness energy vigor ambition vitality zest push dash vigour quick wits quick wit vim go oomph pep pizzazz zip pzazz resource exposure involvement familiarity know-how intimacy training practice practical knowledge native wit professionalism worldliness qualifications maturity impression qualification savoir-faire command get-up-and-go expertness refinement empiricism inclination right stuff evidence fitness contact scholarship authority doing hindsight learning action proof efficiency life skills participation conversance observation acquaintance grounding suaveness development touch technique thinking outside the box knowingness foxiness caginess subtlety cageyness hardheadedness alertness responsiveness accuracy precision sensitivity arguteness craftiness delicacy common wiliness guile gray matter trenchancy far-sightedness diplomacy subtleness policy discreetness headpiece keen-wittedness loaf poise clarity slyness insightfulness calculatedness appreciation grip sleight elegance cognizance the right stuff what it takes aptness heed soft skills mother wit worldly wisdom quickness of mind fineness razor-sharpness sharp-sightedness sensitiveness cultivation agility taste selectivity sound judgement prescience hold head rationale saneness upper storey kop eye percipiency nose caution pansophy balance foresightedness level-headedness good taste practical intelligence deviousness politeness foreknowledge divination breadth of view clear-headedness soundness of judgement brain cells backbone forcefulness nerve mettle pluck courage grit spunk care native ability grace address peacekeeping mediation delicatesse expedience politics intricacy industry consciousness recognition schooling complexity slickness cunningness sneakiness guilefulness couth conception mindfulness idea realization observance acquaintanceship sensibility sentience savviness big stick maneuver run-around assurance manoeuvre feint gimmick con racket grift conversance with familiarity with realisation knowing inside out intimacy with acquaintance with exquisiteness

Noun

Exceptional intellectual or creative power or other natural ability
talent brilliance faculty gift ability aptitude flair knack bent capacity creativity ingenuity facility virtuosity artistry endowment excellence prowess strength touch forte power skill technique accomplishment adroitness cleverness dexterity expertise mastery aptness capability imagination reach grasp inspiration inventiveness originality superability understanding creative power great ability strong point proficiency expertness finesse know-how adeptness skilfulness craft competence deftness propensity inclination art head leaning turn skillfulness instinct panache predilection disposition proclivity competency potential polish penchant craftsmanship caliber calibre mind tendency brain fitness predisposition savvy command masterfulness artfulness bias partiality affinity affection impulse bone dexterousness nose efficiency chops natural ability smarts workmanship style intelligence readiness habitude quickness handiness what it takes wizardry cunning nous grace mastership qualification potentiality potency class feel quality savoir faire professionalism right stuff artifice attainment form knowledge suitability pizzazz set effectiveness clout capableness agility expertism pzazz sophistication skillset puissance poise wherewithal means devices taste attribute address proneness trick method perception experience skills fluency acquirement giftedness grip specialty artistic ability speciality masterliness profession stuff slickness property function savoir-faire might resourcefulness the goods green thumb distinction game device drift appropriateness performance finish magic greatness delivery execution éclat docility subtlety intuition feature comprehension musicianship characteristic numen flourish elan dash sleight mojo feeling ingeniousness acumen cerebrum psyche ableness sharpness intuitiveness IQ familiarity brains temperament dodge nimbleness chic glamor splash presence zip glamour shine perceptivity innate knowledge mentality stature adequacy refinement moxie goods gracefulness elegance habilitation sensitivity sensibility expressiveness sixth sense competitiveness effectualness agency asset efficacy dynamism thought up to it ken eloquence poetry craftship creative skill invention personal talent natural gift parts qualities promise makings preference orientation pistol sense peculiarity bag tilt mind-set inclining aim head-set druthers tack the formula knowing way around the right stuff weakness for thing for turn of mind way approach secret hang of something hang of it discipline province mission domain calling thing arena area metier métier realm field strong suit sphere racket department numerical competence scope numeracy mathematical ability niftiness ease coordination effortlessness thoroughness possibility acquaintance efficacity productiveness feasibility awareness progress efficaciousness control prospect eventuality learning savviness astuteness preparedness versatility prospects abilities talents manner mental powers possibilities quick-wittedness intellect simplicity handiwork trademark neatness advance advancement oil headway formula wisdom brightness facileness precision swiftness litheness diplomacy imaginativeness shrewdness discretion delicacy smoothness spryness legerdemain nippiness civility rectitude respectability eligibility powers straightforwardness light edge reason sleight of hand range productivity probity steadiness hand-eye coordination senses wits impact eye-hand coordination sweep compass suitableness powerfulness organisation organization dedication willingness polished skill reliability effect judgment limits specialization opportunity likelihood chance probability judgement specialisation effectuality success progression force no trouble no difficulty no bother stunt exploit feat mental ability physical ability knowing inside out hang number capabilities hope plausibility shot conceivability dispatch fluidity instrumentality activity operation influence cognizance apprehension deed tour de force intimacy authority enlightenment conversance discernment edification acquaintanceship cognition schooling expedition likeliness odds nonchalance extent conception scholarship aplomb education cultivation sapience concept briskness carrying on learnedness clue appreciation knowingness erudition fluency in ability in alacrity expectation outlook future pace opening easiness indifference good chance

Noun

An affection or proclivity for a person, activity or thing
partiality inclination affinity bent disposition habitude leaning penchant predilection predisposition proclivity propensity tendency affection aptitude bias bone impulse turn devices weakness liking fondness thing proneness taste fancy druthers preference inclining appetite cup of tea attraction yen soft spot desire love itch whim passion susceptibility hankering flash type groove mind urge wish relish longing need yearning prejudice favor thirst aptness favour likelihood attachment velleity orientation dish feeling mindset readiness favoritism liability favouritism liking for trend sweet tooth habit custom sentiment willingness drive instinct tilt potentiality gusto thing for notion compulsion choice option caprice slant vulnerability miasm mind-set thought extemporisation whimsy vagary actuation extemporization appeal excitant resolve influence lust lash motive hunch impellent impulsion stomach humour craving list aspiration like humor drift idiosyncrasy pleasure capacity capability temperament movement persuasion will sympathy rapport shine turn of mind accord relationship empathy link bond closeness harmony communion fellowship use keenness interrelationship understanding camaraderie chemistry unity simpatico cotton love affair aroha having as one's type fellow feeling predilection towards partiality for understanding of close relationship fellow feeling for inclination towards closeness to hitting it off like-mindedness good vibrations penchant for attraction towards same wavelength fondness for special relationship

Noun

A figure intended to represent an abstract quality
embodiment abstract avatar epitome externalisation externalization icon image instantiation manifestation personification embodier incarnation incorporation ikon objectification personifier type exemplification symbol exemplar representation quintessence materialization model materialisation example expression realization reification collection integration organization inclusion substantiation comprehension systematization personalization exteriorization conformation cast prosopopoeia apotheosis formation matter embracement encompassment structure archetype form likeness systematisation realisation organisation symbolization picture essence soul ideal portrayal re-creation semblance impersonation distillation characterization paradigm paragon actualization concretization typification combination concentration bodily form representation in the flesh living form consolidation codification idea thingification bringing together perfect example textbook example idol hero figure statue portrait illustration superstar god pet effigy favourite pin-up darling favicon drawing favorite photograph graphical user interface graphic image painted image prototype representative pattern specimen demonstration classic sample copy acme instance perfection standard sign case blueprint beau ideal appearance typical example byword norm token indication precedent exhibition stereotype template exhibit mark duplicate perfect specimen guise revelation ultimate impression emblem shape case history case in point original replica reproduction rendering portraiture design criterion definitive example authority lead mould mirror last word imitation role model mold prime example facsimile shining example representative case variety emergence advent arrival sampling proof face record evincement sculpture character summation metaphor arrangement mode spirit allegory pick jewel flower cream gem elite best benchmark yardstick occasion occurrence description prime mock-up badge logo guidance leadership direction classic exemplar exposition exponent nonesuch presentation depiction situation evidence item representative example nonpareil height standard of excellence monument detail typical case acme of perfection counterpart clone double essentiality core saint zenith look twin guide show classic example classic case ringer aspect doppelganger match duplication unique kernel look-alike parallel case mirror image spitting image living example intimation conveyance showing display virtuality torchbearer pioneer trailblazer patron saint pick of the bunch beau idéal identity sketch disclosure communication carbon copy dead ringer living image diagram painting alter ego metamorphosis make figurine resemblance bust snippet selection bit personification of embodiment of perfect example of typification of epitome of model of classic case of synonymous with incarnation of avatar of exemplar of simulacrum foretaste swatch pilot dummy trailer trial individual taste smear scantling representative piece tester taster profile façade facade statuette test piece species unit part cross section adumbration

Noun

A person or thing regarded as the finest or most important in their sphere or group
king star superstar legend master face icon celebrity great phenomenon prodigy idol luminary megastar guru hero heavyweight maven wonder kingpin maestro marvel mogul vip big cheese big shot top dog big name personality figure celeb whiz wizard ideal sensation giant talent mastermind wunderkind rarity spectacle famous person expert authority leader dignitary public figure doyen pundit virtuoso VIP standout pro specialist elite ace name worthy notable hot shot doyenne sage scholar savant champion personage old pro official leading light big gun top brass person of influence top hand light big wig big kahuna connoisseur bigwig big noise guiding light top cat somebody lion notability ikon notoriety biggie household name V.I.P. cause celebre celebutante top name panjandrum inspiration famous name headliner nob honcho supremo kahuna hotshot macher magnate big fish important personage high muckamuck big wheel important person major leaguer character sun person of note heavy hitter tycoon fundi eminence achiever key player big hit sell-out coup box-office success master stroke best-seller smash starlet draw lead box-office hit hit wow smash hit crowd-puller topliner knockout bestseller grandee someone success story belter blockbuster box office success market leader crackajack natural best seller tour de force jewel dandy gem jim-dandy crackerjack masterpiece pip fairy tale success fame prizewinner megahit treasure very important person heavy pillar of society head honcho lady muck big chief lord muck immortal big enchilada mahatma high muckety-muck big stuff top banana cynosure big deal the cheese fat cat

Noun

An attribute of a thing or person
quality attribute character characteristic feature aspect essence virtue nature property badge condition facet hallmark idiosyncrasy mark point quirk side stamp streak trademark trait attribution charm diagnostic differentia eccentricity emblem fingerprint grace indication marker note oddity particularity sign singularity symbol token touch uniqueness constitution endowment parameter sort description predication affection element kind affirmation factor individuality make peculiarity savour savor name of tune nature of beast way of it criterion specific distinction component speciality specialty detail way cast habit mannerism bent manner disposition earmark faculty ingredient constituent ability complexion tendency slant temperament essential quality capacity caliber calibre angle foible spirit power talent particular penchant part capability twist thing value lineament custom personality dimension merit strength tone individualism telltale sign makeup turn nicety piece eminence substance qualification competence proficiency stuff expertise differential temper flavour flavor vein habilitation sure sign proclivity respect soul mood tinge stripe sense inclination make-up grain quiddity worth strain issue material typical feature stature excellence superiority gift item aptitude standard highlight evidence trick symptom determinant notability indicator knack facility gifts strengths force worthiness flair consideration self circumstance identity attributes influence distinctiveness traits head pre-eminence mettle regard basis curiosity quintessence standpoint bearing features being outlook style affectation humour essentiality fiber viewpoint unconventionality individual trait level fibre subcomponent mind structure strand humor form integral part contributing factor determining factor personal trait bottom line name of game sum and substance measure edge fabric cloth dash trace identification abnormality denominator birthmark addition subtlety distinctive feature article theme effect label tag finish accessory persona qualities standing proof constraint signature look integrant gag gimmick clue manifestation hint repute incidental minutiae marking essential argument odor reputation odour prestige air nature of the beast thumbprint frame originality status symbol fine point demeanour ilk bag variable clay color colour demeanor signature characteristic carriage behavior variable quantity strong point frill phase perspective hand bit portion section crotchet kink tic quip erraticism fetish face direction way one is behaviour unorthodoxy switch obverse appearance front view prospect position point of view cause question matter connection reason attitude tendencies mould dynamic instrument instrumentality fundamental readiness skill ego intellect mentality susceptibility emotions mold type means propensity potential inner nature frame of mind adroitness dexterity building block antecedent part and parcel cast of mind expertness adeptness finesse capableness prowess mastery artistry accomplishment competency suitability member personal talent natural gift basic characteristics know-how fitness cleverness brain natural ability pistol aptness forte predilection function leaning right stuff instinct knowing way around what it takes nose inherent attributes inherent qualities inherent characteristics characteristics heart life core kernel crux essential qualities inherent features basic attributes basic features essential attributes basic qualities essential features essential characteristics principle root ethos lifeblood gist nucleus meat significance pith fundamentals meaning base sum marrow reality backbone centerpiece nub actuality entity keynote centre virtuality burden net essentia pivot center timber bottom germ esse centrepiece bull's-eye chief constituent intrinsic nature main idea fundamental nature basic quality central part nitty-gritty essential part fundamental quality basic characteristic meat and potatoes be-all and end-all

Noun

The general mood, character or attitude of something or someone
tone style character feel quality air mood note spirit attitude effect vein drift grain manner temper approach tenor aspect complexion fashion flavor flavour frame mode nature trend ambiance atmosphere clay colours colors constitution current gist humor humour personality tendency condition habit self strain feeling aura ambience climate vibrations vibe disposition impression smell suggestion odor odour stamp halo property temperament essence karma patina aroma nimbus semblance sense look way tinge overtone element cast color undertone colour appearance hint emanation environment touch individuality makeup make-up inclination bearing bent identity subcurrent background soul outlook vibes demeanour persona characteristic demeanor kind type frame of mind traits undercurrent mould guise meaning streak timbre mien affectation mold individualism surroundings echo sort psyche leaning attributes mind substance presence kidney method attribute energy significance peculiarity colouring context key shade state of mind turn milieu ambient procedure suspicion tincture trace technique countenance comportment deportment feature heart ilk address coloring trait form mentality qualities mark features ethos setting distinction behaviour hallmark state situation behavior course mettle particularity being emotions posture selfhood feather fingerprint backdrop affection process degree specialty singularity speciality stripe essential quality conduct implication actions system nuance whiff strand ring scene hue variety geste gest taste emotional state expression shape glow persuasion indication quintessence belief mannerism practice genre orientation locution front mental state spirits feelings intention description component facet tack purport methodology aim self-identity purpose proclivity intent phraseology cheer set path idiosyncrasy quirk earmark angle slant calibre custom direction trademark diagnostic criterion faculty specific attribution point run morale stuff core caliber differentia marker virtue characteristics badge oddity penchant turn of mind sum and substance modus operandi cast of mind thing typical feature movement vagary class scent force facade tint pattern circumstances conditions importance reminiscence reverberation connotation intimation association exterior façade zeitgeist intonation inflection brand space ch'i chi ki modality tang wave dimension seeming fibre embodiment mise en scene habit of mind symptom breed druthers theme selfness selfdom essential foible insinuation smack innuendo image manifestation outline inflexion representation scale fiber like person's character thumbprint bag endowment lineament originality burden mind-set thread import carriage secondary meaning inference hidden meaning murmur mental condition inner nature mindset perspective standing message thrust gradation subtlety resonance refinement nicety evolution body course of thought pith meat standard lifeblood ethic principle poise pose port stand display way of being temporary psychological state ego person oneself action decorum acts deeds manners habits I fundamental nature dominating characteristic prevailing tendency view opinion plan means intellect motivating force animating principle graduation variation shading modulation activities delivery quiddity essentiality bias morals dealings sentiment trajectory basic characteristics routine proprium personal inner man egocentrism identical substantive narcissism myself own individual individualization detail constituent soupçon shadow dash ethics convention etiquette judgment thoughts wise status inherent attributes inherent qualities mechanism inherent characteristics channels book rule modus psychology ability side ingredient factor tide inner person inner woman inner self innermost feelings viewpoint judgement make mannerisms seemliness talk code savoir-faire tenue speech propriety tact essential qualities inherent features basic attributes basic features essential attributes basic qualities essential features essential characteristics mores heart of hearts conviction notion sign power differential highlight bottom line nuts and bolts nature of beast fine distinction subtle difference name of game name of tune subtle distinction preference wind projection track uniqueness properties distinctiveness order formula way of thinking liking verdict regard determination eye impulse point of view observation way of life social graces what's done area stream region range complex mystique estimation recipe strategy marked traits crasis tactics usage point of compass ipseity eccentricity oneness singleness symbol position value structure stature capacity standpoint separateness figure build stance face thinking existence design token worth merit philosophy integrity difference identification arrangement headset savor eminence savour discreteness unlikeness rarity unity singularness dissimilarity independence seity predilection sure sign particular telltale sign interpretation thought part differentness respect perception outward form hand sentiments sensibility talent capability emblem mental outlook mental attitude crux composition excellence name coherence attitudes kernel expertise proficiency competence superiority repute evidence organization nucleus strength qualification formation framework configuration moral fibre indicator gifts habilitation worthiness strengths moral fiber physique trick looks notability reaction tradition ritual construction pre-eminence policy twist organisation level convictions vantage point ideas praxis consciousness outside prejudice essential nature architecture consuetude school of thought way of looking at things outward aspect mind set where one is at say so like it is light edge egoism selfishness attidue personality type influence lot conformation subjectiveness internal predisposition proof grace charm distinctive quality reference mark star curiosity parameter abnormality clue distinctive feature predication perspicacity incarnation denominator birthmark likeness reputation prestige unconventionality visage weight management affirmation item self-conception self-view prospect way of it way one is individual trait reasoning article material status symbol tendencies handling imprint contortion question idea true intention real meaning true meaning nature of the beast phase way someone's mind works web scheme contexture fabric foundation weave matter personal trait connection mug susceptibility integrant gag gimmick portion section piece bit presentation grade measure rank classification benchmark beliefs principles garb dress subjectivity focus emphasis standards morality place station isolation screen obverse issue switch seclusion warp and woof segregation conception concept asterisk mental processes privacy wont way of looking at it sequestration looks alone face value first impressions the exterior rationale norms solitude contours solitariness aloneness thought processes self-image outer shell insulation symmetry contour profile secludedness values ideology tenet culture separation self-worth sense of self world view lines cut delineation behaviorism mental attitudes therapy medicine behaviourism psych outward appearance mitre miter pitch subconscious model moral code use anima format geometry silhouette public image habitude practise pneuma where head is at what makes someone tick mental make-up personality study chassis circumscription simulacrum moral belief true being life proneness aptness propensity anatomy set-up vital force ka atman life force inner ego wairua denotation bosom second nature groove parts content contents components constituents elan vital inner child animus innermost self spirituality awareness root end allusion tikanga modus vivendi disconnectedness performance basis observance formality blood gut heartstrings quick bones belly inside fundamentals base sum ceremony proprieties norm marrow reality backbone nub actuality centerpiece ordinance rubric heritage prescription seat of affections seat of the affections innermost being seat of one's feelings inner space breast way of bearing oneself way of holding oneself way of conducting oneself way of behaving way of carrying oneself way of acting way of standing entity keynote centre precedent institution customariness kaupapa folkways unwritten rule rite way of doing things conventionalism canon dictates vogue precept established way shibboleth unwritten law sacred cow virtuality net essentia pivot center germ centrepiece timber bottom esse central part basic quality essential part basic characteristic intrinsic nature nitty-gritty fundamental quality bull's-eye main idea chief constituent meat and potatoes be-all and end-all

Noun

A person or thing regarded as precious or special
jewel pearl prize treasure wonder pride boast cream flower gem glory masterpiece nonpareil showpiece catch credit crown jewel darling finest example finest specimen honor honour pick plum trophy best example best specimen choicest example choicest specimen paragon taonga charm ideal phenomenon phoenix prodigy rarity speciality specialty outstanding example shining example jewel in the crown ne plus ultra pride and joy pick of the bunch pièce de résistance best elite classic finest tops perfection model exemplar choice epitome standard prime apotheosis quintessence archetype acme top crème de la crème one in a million embodiment elect prototype nonesuch cream of the crop royalty fat aristocracy illuminati ultimate choicest beau ideal A-list personification paradigm upper crust masterwork eidolon masterstroke pink angel dream something else essence chef d'oeuvre magnum opus height tour de force corps d'elite piece de resistance star priesthood chef-d'oeuvre byword leading light perfect example of its kind beauty last word stroke of genius the bee's knees work of art peach trump find idea triumph nugget coup perfect example asset pattern monument hit patron saint knockout great work feather in your cap source of pride favourite first class core master work nobility favorite gentry source of satisfaction greatest thing since sliced bread best thing since sliced bread beau idéal top drawer upper class standard of perfection joy stereotype picture delight idol skim representation type source of envy envy object of envy most select norm objet d'art precious thing criterion good example cynosure essentiality spirit lifeblood heart soul valuable object objet of virtu valued object quality one of a kind the best crackerjack champ lovely champion love sublimation original saint substance first stuff typical example crown monumental work seminal work major work crowning achievement yardstick acme of perfection example idealism select few bonus oner windfall meed dividend premium reward award carrot source of honour proud boast good person brick kind person paragon of virtue peak of perfection feather in the cap humdinger godsend sensation chef d'œuvre chef-d'œuvre marvellous feat preference option selection discretion volition druthers alternative bet election liberty chosen way select choosing bag aces best choice top choice cup of tea pick of the litter peak zenith Hall of Fame pinnacle utmost jet set apex beautiful people haut monde high society gentility privileged better sort second estate bloom summit flowering culmination four hundred highest level patriciate verdure high point full flowering crowning point favoured dearest apple of one's eye best of the bunch the top of the heap pet lap dog upper-crust favored gold latest most fashionable newest apogee ruling class most up to date dernier cri the last word noblesse most accomplished most skilful blue blood limit in-crowd extremity extreme uttermost greatest ceiling top form blossoming upper limit trim fitness cultured class the privileged the Four Hundred privileged class smart set society the quality high life beau monde the better sorts good health best condition head gentlefolks gentlefolk lead heyday time leader maturity day spring springtime blossom meridian vitality florescence flush ascendancy success capstone climax chief youth floruit high noon best days prime of one's life golden years halcyon days glory days salad days prime of life best years day in the sun best part golden age high spot first place highest rank utmost extent high-water mark

Adjective

Mentally keen, alert, sharp, agile, and nimble
quick-witted clever sharp intelligent smart bright astute quick shrewd perceptive brilliant keen acute canny discerning brainy savvy alert wise perspicacious penetrating nimble fast knowing observant exceptional supersmart ultrasmart hyperintelligent gifted able witty penetrative sharp-witted whip-smart on the ball nimble-witted quick-thinking quick on the uptake quick off the mark sharp-sighted quick on the draw sharp as a tack ingenious intellectual knowledgeable resourceful erudite cerebral scholarly inventive learned precocious intuitive sagacious sage insightful rational percipient creative sapient enlightened profound ready adroit skilful skillful incisive educated academic highbrow accomplished bookish subtle talented sophisticated fine well read well-read deep piercing cultured discriminating studious judicious whiz capable prudent rapier-like masterly razor-sharp well educated apt sensitive original imaginative lettered argute critical logical slick cultivated dexterous literary cunning sensible crafty adept civilized thoughtful dextrous expert quick on the trigger donnish widely read virtuoso eggheaded civilised innovative alive active wide awake inspired agile cute pawky innovational calculating heady heads-up long-headed foxy fertile deft competent literate innovatory originative Promethean well-informed sharpened artful artistic all there pedantic esoteric recondite philosophical razor-like well versed well informed illuminated crack elite experienced scholastic deviceful very smart streetwise excellent well-educated Einstein whiz kid first-rate genial first-class in the know superior choice whip very intelligent proficient lively receptive swift PDQ prompt brisk delicate bluestocking informed effectual effective curt vigorous wired mercurial keen-witted reflective swotty suss searching probing obscure hardheaded clear-sighted clear-eyed acuminous foresighted cluey hard-boiled finely honed egghead accurate exact into wise up smart as a whip aware not missing a trick having smarts nobody's fool thinking not born yesterday book smart highbrowed intellectualist intellectualistic psychologic analytical politic cagey cagy enterprising smart as a tack knowing how many beans make five nifty geeky clerkly intellective gnostic with all one's wits about one complex exacting fly analytic intriguing ratiocinative detailed vigilant exquisite understanding instructed responsible together comprehending nerdish blue nerdy elaborate trailblazing wily pioneering neat good einstein sly know how many beans make five having a good head on one's shoulders having no flies on ground-breaking thinking outside the box causative teeming demiurgic forgetive formative constructive breaking new ground fruitful avant-garde productive poetical razor sharp versed skilled solid grounded posted abstruse philosophic well-rounded well-grounded conversant omniscient sound polymath solemn scientific grave studied pansophic professorial street smart with it smooth street-smart hardened trenchant clear responsive worldly-wise far-sighted facetious humorous careful jocular droll slippery whimsical spirited razor-edged knife-like discreet seasoned worldly open-eyed far-seeing devious downy media-savvy scheming amusing sparkling funny guileful waggish tricky awake designing dodgy cautious enquiring inquiring beguiling comical bright-eyed and bushy-tailed watchful circumspect scintillating inquisitive entertaining jocose slapstick on top of pointed flippant mischievous having been around thorough smart-aleck wary tongue-in-cheek smart-alecky superintelligent handy tough beady hawklike intent mentally keen questioning sprightly Machiavellian underhand no fool sussed conscious insighted sophic shady sneaky underhanded shifty disingenuous farsighted wised up shark calculated inside up on astucious on the inside as sharp as a tack frugal having fancy footwork hep tuned in wise to urbane qualified unprovincial knows what's what ear to the ground sentient clued-up with-it tuned-in cognizant tutored schooled with great knowledge well-taught considered plotting cheeky examining exploratory researching intense interested investigative curious diplomatic sarcastic sassy expedient tentie wide-awake tenty Argus-eyed commonsensical reasonable saucy flip fresh bantering smarty-pants insolent bold brazen cool jesting advisable seemly considerate sane well-advised well judged just practical well-judged seasonable judgmatical strategic judgmatic sober desirable judicial common-sense well thought out well advised tactical efficacious snappy good hands all ears clued-in clued up vital heads up attentive on guard apprehensive snazzy glib teasing ironic tactful racy risible playful cutting mirthful on the stick on your toes on the lookout on the job on one's toes piquant gay epigrammatic fanciful with your wits about you chucklesome comic joshing ridiculous crazy screaming campy diverting

Adjective

Endowed with skill, ability or intelligence
talented gifted expert skilful accomplished competent masterly proficient skilled skillful adept consummate deft master masterful practiced specialist virtuoso able adroit artful capable class dexterous dextrous elite phenomenal polished practised ace apt extraordinary fine great outstanding savvy slick trained versed artistic brilliant clever crack educated efficient exceptional facile good hot hotshot ingenious magnificent nifty remarkable schooled sharp crackerjack endowed experienced handy professional stellar wicked wizard intelligent smart first-rate top-notch first-class top-drawer well versed class act big league out of this world exceptionally skilled extraordinarily skilled highly qualified highly skilled highly trained immensely skilled very skilled having a knack for cut out for shining at tasty mean bravura veteran professed complete quick compleat delicate workmanlike bright excellent habile qualified superb dazzling supreme impressive learned brainy cunning seasoned practical ready on the ball a dab hand at precocious knowledgeable fit keen astute perceptive nimble agile versant pro whiz nimble-fingered au fait prompt topflight old there cool vet smooth exceptionally good well-versed wised up tuned in a hand at wonderful superlative formidable marvellous leet marvelous star certified forward mature whip-smart teachable neat crafty quick to learn leading clever with one's hands good with one's hands adept physically no dummy nobody's fool effective out of the ordinary dominant not born yesterday shrewd top-hole fitted suitable powerful supremely skilled canny nippy have the goods got it quick on the trigger quick on the uptake have smarts old beyond one's years advanced for one's age ahead of one's peers suited equal adequate finely judged easy effectual effortless alert knowing equipped cute fleet having know-how precise having good hands strong worthy responsible prepared highly endowed with it know the ropes up to speed up to it up to snuff know one's onions know backwards and forwards familiar conversant world-class all-around superior acquainted deadly demon all-round faultless perfect peerless multitalented tested disciplined versatile flawless finished impeccable magic dynamite well-informed multiskilled well trained refined resourceful exquisite proper au courant hardened tried conscious well-rounded informed satisfactory abreast ambidextrous accurate useful up-to-date splendid serviceable elastic ingenuous sure-handed taught tutored in the know eligible terrific tremendous graceful aware long-serving adaptable smashing cognizant awesome fab active flexible battle-scarred up multifaceted amenable eager docile tip-top balanced very good worldly-wise confident many-sided plastic varied mobile pliable functional all-purpose protean puttylike various thorough up on no stranger to reliable at home on the beam exact plugged in unrivaled lithe sensible elegant champion lissom unrivalled wise understanding limber businesslike 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