IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

II. PRECURSORY CONDITIONS AND OPERATIONS

[Results of comparison] Discrimination.

[Antonyms: indiscrimination.]

[Nouns] discrimination, distinction, differentiation, diagnosis, diorism; nice perception; perception of difference, appreciation of difference; estimation [more]; nicety, refinement; taste [more]; critique, judgment; tact; discernment (intelligence) [more]; acuteness, penetration; nuances.

dope, past performances.

[Verbs] discriminate, distinguish, severalize; separate; draw the line, sift; separate the chaff from the wheat, winnow the chaff from the wheat; split hairs.

estimate (measure) [more]; know which is which, know what is what, know a hawk from a handsaw [Hamlet].

take into account, take into consideration; give due weight to, allow due weight to; weigh carefully.

[Adjectives] discriminating; dioristic, discriminative, distinctive; nice.

[Phrases] il y a fagots et fagots; rem acu tetigisti; la critique est ais�e et l'art est difficile.

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