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Glossary of Lesson 06: Intellect

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analytic
logical or rational
cognition
the process of knowing either through perceptions or through reasoning
contemplate
to regard or examine thoughtfully
discern
to detect or make out
dubious
doubtful or uncertain
fallacy
misconception or false idea
glint
a momentary flash
grope
to feel or to search uncertainty
impair
to hinder or cripple
inkling
an idea or suspicion
insight
the ability to see the true nature of a situation
intellect
a capacity for knowledge and understanding
intuition
a capacity to know something without using rational thinking process
premonition
a forewarning; a foreboding
revelation
a dramatic or surprising disclosure
presentiment
a prophetic sense of something about to happen
sagacious
wisdom founded on wide experience
sapient
wise, usually used ironically
visionary
a person who has foresight; a dreamer
ponder
to consider carefully

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