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

  Intelligent \In*tel"li*gent\, a. [L. intelligens, intellegens,
     -entis, p. pr. of intelligere, intellegere, to perceive;
     inter between + legere to gather, collect, choose: cf. F.
     intelligent. See Legend.]
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     1. Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as,
        man is an intelligent being.
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     2. Possessed of a high level of intelligence, education, or
        judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; exhibiting high
        intelligence; as, an intelligent young man; an intelligent
        architect; an intelligent answer.
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     3. Cognizant; aware; communicative. [Obs.]
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              Intelligent of seasons.               --Milton.
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              Which are to France the spies and speculations
              Intelligent of our state.             --Shak.
     Syn: Sensible; understanding. See Sensible.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having the capacity for thought and reason especially to
             a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the
             universe?"; "an intelligent question" [ant: stupid,
      2: possessing sound knowledge; "well-informed readers" [syn:
         intelligent, well-informed]
      3: exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a
         healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of
         French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and
         management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to
         the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his
         decision" [syn: healthy, intelligent, levelheaded,
         level-headed, sound]
      4: endowed with the capacity to reason [syn: intelligent,
         reasoning(a), thinking(a)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "intelligent":
     acute, adroit, alert, all-knowing, apperceptive, appercipient,
     apprehending, apprehensive, apt, astute, au fait, aware, brainy,
     bright, brilliant, canny, cerebral, clever, cognizant,
     comprehending, conceptive, conceptual, conscious, consequent,
     cunning, discerning, discursive, docile, educable, endopsychic,
     enlightened, erudite, facile, formable, gifted, ideational,
     impressionable, ingenious, insightful, instructable, intellectual,
     internal, keen, knowing, knowledgeable, logical, malleable, mental,
     mindful, moldable, motivated, noetic, noological, not so dumb,
     omniscient, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, phrenic,
     plastic, pliable, prehensile, psychic, psychologic, quick,
     quick-witted, rational, ready, reasonable, reasoning, receptive,
     ripe for instruction, sagacious, sage, sane, savvy, schoolable,
     sensible, sharp, shrewd, smart, sophic, sound, spiritual,
     strong-minded, subjective, susceptible, teachable, thinking,
     thirsty for knowledge, trainable, understanding, willing, wise

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