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Word: perspicacious

Definition: (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute


More Vocab Words

::: disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
::: obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
::: atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
::: impudence - impertinence; insolence
::: subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis