One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a man of great intelligence’
intellectual capacity, mental capacity, intellect, mind, brain, brains, brainpower, powers of reasoning, judgement, reason, reasoning, understanding, comprehension, acumen, wit, sense, insight, perceptiveness, perception, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, penetration, discernment, sharpness, quickness of mind, quick-wittedness, smartness, canniness, astuteness, intuition, acuity, alertness, cleverness, brilliance, aptness, ability, giftedness, talent
2‘the lack of intelligence received from the Eighth Army’
information, facts, details, particulars, data, figures, statistics, knowledge, report, reports
informal info, gen, dope, deets
3‘a former agent for British military intelligence’
information gathering, surveillance, observation, reconnaissance, spying, espionage, undercover work, infiltration, ELINT, cyberespionage, humint
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