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Word: perspicacious

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

More Vocab Words

::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
::: adherent - supporter; follower
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
::: proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent