Aptitude
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A natural or acquired disposition or capacity for a particular purpose, or tendency to a particular action or effect; as, oil has an aptitude to burn.

2. (n.) A general fitness or suitableness; adaptation.

3. (n.) Readiness in learning; docility; aptness.

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Whether Evil Corrupts the Whole Good?
... And there is also a kind of good which is diminished by evil, but is not wholly
taken away; and this good is the aptitude of a subject to some actuality. ...
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Whether the Entire Good of Human Nature Can be Destroyed by Sin?
... Objection 3: Further, the good of nature, that is weakened by sin, is aptitude
for virtue. Now this aptitude is destroyed entirely ...
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Whether in the Same Power, There are any Passions, Specifically ...
... Because, in the first place, it gives the patient an inclination or aptitude to
tend to the mover: thus a light body, which is above, bestows lightness on the ...
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Whether There Can be any Habits in the Powers of the Sensitive ...
... Reply to Objection 1: The powers of the nutritive part have not an inborn aptitude
to obey the command of reason, and therefore there are no habits in them. ...
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Whether Love is the First of the Concupiscible Passions?
... Now it is evident that whatever tends to an end, has, in the first place, an aptitude
or proportion to that end, for nothing tends to a disproportionate end ...
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Whether virtue is in us by Nature?
... In this way one man has a natural aptitude for science, another for fortitude, another
for temperance: and in these ways, both intellectual and moral virtues ...
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Vocation.
... If it is useful to consult our taste and aptitude it is because they are for the
most part indicative of God's will; hence we ought to employ them for the ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter xii vocation.htm

Whether There is Will in God?
... Now everything has this aptitude towards its natural form, that when it has it not,
it tends towards it; and when it has it, it is at rest therein. ...
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On the Different Kinds of Cause.
... And everything that acts produces the effect, in conjunction with the aptitude
of that which is acted on. For the cause disposes. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter ix on the different kinds.htm

Whether "Gift" is a Personal Name?
... I answer that, The word "gift" imports an aptitude for being given. And
what is given has an aptitude or relation both to the giver ...
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Thesaurus
Aptitude (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A natural or acquired disposition or capacity for a particular purpose,
or tendency to a particular action or effect; as, oil has an aptitude to burn. ...
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Apt (7 Occurrences)

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Gift (148 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) Some quality or endowment given to man by God; a preeminent and special
talent or aptitude; power; faculty; as, the gift of wit; a gift for speaking. ...
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Instinct (3 Occurrences)
... the method. 4. (n.) A natural aptitude or knack; a predilection; as, an
instinct for order; to be modest by instinct. 5. (vt) To ...
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Ingenious (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (a.) Possessed of genius, or the faculty of invention; skillful or prompt to
invent; having an aptitude to contrive, or to form new combinations; as, an ...
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Readiness (17 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The state or quality of being ready; preparation;
promptness; aptitude; willingness. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Many-sided (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (a.) Interested in, and having an aptitude for, many unlike pursuits or objects
of attention; versatile. Multi-Version Concordance Many-sided (1 Occurrence). ...
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Antioch (21 Occurrences)
... The citizens were a vigorous, turbulent and pushing race, notorious for their
commercial aptitude, the licentiousness of their pleasures, and the scurrility of ...
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Skill (26 Occurrences)
... or in the application of the art or science to practical purposes; power to discern
and execute; ability to perceive and perform; expertness; aptitude; as, the ...
/s/skill.htm - 19k

Syria (73 Occurrences)
... The citizens were a vigorous, turbulent and pushing race, notorious for their
commercial aptitude, the licentiousness of their pleasures, and the scurrility of ...
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Concordance
Aptitude (1 Occurrence)

Daniel 1:4
youths in whom was no blemish, but well-favored, and skillful in all wisdom, and endowed with knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability to stand in the king's palace; and that he should teach them the learning and the language of the Chaldeans.
(See NIV)

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