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Word: perspicacious

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


More Vocab Words

::: rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
::: fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
::: resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
::: demeanor - behavior; bearing
::: fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful