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having or showing intelligence, often of a high order

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having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence

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Author Priscilla Costello, a counseling astrologer, demonstrates how to read a horoscope using Aquarius Oprah Winfrey as an example; significant traits are friendliness, independence, a tendency to opinionate, and braininess.
While Aner appreciated my braininess, he didn't like how I was
Charming Hostess: The three hot, plus-sized women of San Francisco's Charming Hostess offer up girly, body-centered music that colludes with their Jewish and African diasporas, radical braininess and the political and erotic nexus of progressive politics.
As a comic, Russell's shtick on a standard Big Brother's Big Mouth is - introduce guests, make reference to a highbrow figure to show his braininess, talk about his "dinkle" to show he's rude, shriek "I pulled down my trousers", have a pretend fight with a stuffed animal and twirl round saying "The swine
Standardized tests measure braininess and memory skills.
Another piece gives an impression of abstract braininess, with asymmetrical pieces of lavender glass twirling from copper wires.
These negative stereotypes gradually turned, in the last years of the twentieth century, into positive ones: first Jews and then Asians came to model economic self-sufficiency and braininess as means to social success (albeit also as de-masculinized neurotics).
The key elements of the dominant depiction of the war--loyal Jewish service to both North and South, the reciprocated Jewish love of Lincoln, the braininess of Benjamin--echoed the reconciliatory spirit of the broader historiography.
But once you move beyond the film's rigorous braininess and authentic feel, you stumble into a thicket of overlapping dialogue, jump cuts and an unwillingness on the part of Carruth to at least leave a trail of bread crumbs behind him.
Latter role is conspicuously underwritten but, even at that, Moynahan fails to bring desired layers of braininess, ambiguity, inner conflict or motivation to a part that needed something--anything--to animate it.
Add to his braininess, naivete, and provincialism some of the other qualities Wills attributes to Madison--inconsistency, dullness of manner, paranoia, insensitivity, and occasional dishonesty-and the author has the ingredients to provide a fairly uncomplicated portrait of Madison and his failures.
People are uniquely vulnerable to such glucose starvation because of their disproportionate braininess.
Pinsky can still be seen as a poet trying to balance comprehensiveness with compression, braininess with accessibility.
or hairlessness, or braininess, or rapid body growth during adolescence.
Hugel argues that in Christianity, as well as in its Jewish religious and Greek philosophical antecedents, there is "no search for a minimum, but there are various approximations to a maximum; no one abstraction, but various concretions; no braininess, but a large subconsciousness.