Aptitude [ap-ti-tood] (noun)
- Capability; ability, innate or acquired capacity for something; talent: He has a special aptitude for mathematics.
- Readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence: He was placed in honors classes because of his general aptitude.
- The state or quality of being apt; special fitness.
Boisterous [boi-ster-uhs] (adjective)
- Rough & noisly; noisily jolly or rowdy; clamorous; unrestrained: The sound of boisterous laughter.
- (Of waves, weather, wind, etc.) Rough & Stormy.
- Obsolete. Rough & Massive.
Cogent [koh-juh-nt] (adjective)
- Convicing or believable by virtue of forcible, clear, or incisive presentation; telling.
- To the point; relevant; pertinent.
- Having power to compel or constrain. Cogent forces.
Diligence [dil-i-juhns] (noun)
- Constant & earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind.
- Law. the degree of care & caution required by the circumstances of a person.
- Obsolete. care; caution.
Efficacy [ef-i-kuh-see] (noun)
- Capacity for producing a desired result or effect; effectiveness: A remedy of great efficacy.
- The power to produce an effect.
Kaizen [kī-zen] (noun)
- Known as continuous improvement, is a long-term approach to work that systematically seeks to achieve small, incremental changes in processes in order to improve efficiency and quality.
- Means change for the better.
- Kai = Change
- Zen = For the Better
Proficient [pruh-fish-uhnt] (adjective)
- Well advanced in an art, occupation, or branch of knowledge.
- An Expert.
Superlative [suh-pur-luh-tiv] (adjective)
- Of the highest kind, quality, or order, surpassing all else or others; supreme; extreme: Superlative wisdom.
- Being more than is proper or normal; exaggerated in language or style.
- A superlative person or thing.
- The utmost degree; acme.
- The superlative degree.
- A form in the superlative.