from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. craftiness, cunning
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Acuteness of discernment; cunningness; shrewdness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Skill; discernment; shrewdness. Also callidness.
And, large though it was, it was a tiny sum when considered in its relations to Cayle Clark's callidetic index - if the callidity were due to follow a money pattern.
Once started on the right path, the pace of activity, the pattern of callidity, would be a direct moving cube, piling up so fast that no human brain would grasp the extent of what was happening until afterwards.
Several long days and night passed unmolested, all seemed to have grounded their arms of rebellion, and no callidity appeared to be going on with any of the parties.
"Among other things," he said slowly, "the illusion energies have some qualifying effect on callidity.
"For a reason which she considers to have been impulse, but which is traceable to his callidity, she attached him to her personal staff and he is there now.
He hesitated, then, "Mrs. Clark, on the day you were married you took your husband's callidity measurements and gave them to us.
"Your husband's callidity at the time you measured him was the highest that has ever been recorded in the history of the Information Center.