[n] clear and certain mental apprehension
[adj] highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
[adj] evidencing the possession of inside information
[adj] alert and fully informed; "politically aware"; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "the most...technically aware of the novelists under thirty"- W.S.Graham; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"
[adj] by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
aware(p), deliberate, educated, enlightened, informed, intended, intentional, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read, wilful, willful, wise to(p), wise(p)