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Word: perspicacious

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


More Vocab Words

::: secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
::: laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
::: contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
::: genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
::: dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: anomalous - abnormal; irregular
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating