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Word: perspicacious

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


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::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
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::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
::: incinerate - burn to ashes
::: equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
::: impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress