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 for intuition
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intuition \In`tu*i"tion\, n. [L. intuitus, p. p. of intueri to
     look on; in- in, on + tueri: cf. F. intuition. See
     Tuition.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A looking after; a regard to. [Obs.]
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              What, no reflection on a reward! He might have an
              intuition at it, as the encouragement, though not
              the cause, of his pains.              --Fuller.
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     2. Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as
        in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from
        "mediate" knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows
        by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not
        a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or
        ready insight or apprehension.
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              Sagacity and a nameless something more, -- let us
              call it intuition.                    --Hawthorne.
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     3. Any object or truth discerned by intuition.
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     4. Any quick insight, recognized immediately without a
        reasoning process; a belief arrived at unconsciously; --
        often it is based on extensive experience of a subject.
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     5. The ability to have insight into a matter without
        conscious thought; as, his chemical intuition allowed him
        to predict compound conformations without any conscious
        calculation; a mother's intuition often tells her what is
        best for her child.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  intuition
      n 1: instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
      2: an impression that something might be the case; "he had an
         intuition that something had gone wrong" [syn: intuition,
         hunch, suspicion]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "intuition":
     ESP, anschauung, clairsentience, clairvoyance, common sense,
     extrasensory perception, feeling, foreboding, forefeeling,
     foresight, funny feeling, hunch, impression, insight, instinct,
     intimation, intuitive impression, intuitiveness, lucidity,
     mother wit, perception, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicacity,
     preapprehension, premonition, presentiment, psychometry,
     second sight, sixth sense, suspicion, vague feeling, vague idea
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Intuition
  
      The Amiga windowing system (a
     shared-code library).
  
     (1997-08-01)
  

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