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- 1. common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother wit, sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement, discernment
- usage: sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
- 2. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption, fortitude
- usage: fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it"
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See also: gumption (Dictionary)