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perspicacious | perspicacity

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Meaning
somebody who can judge and understand things clearly
  • How to Memorize
    • perspicacious - sharp
  • Analysis

    If you are ‘perspicacious’, then you are very good at noticing, comprehending, or analyzing somebody or something. It also implies a natural attentiveness and foresight which makes this a highly prized attribute, particularly in a professional environment.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymssagaciousdiscerningperceptive,
    Antonymsfatuousdense, unsophisticated,
  • Example(s)
    1. Jane was perspicacious enough to sell her shares just a few days before the market unexpectedly crashed.

    2. I have to admire Alex’s perspicaciousness. He told me not to trust John and he was right. The man turned out to be a con artist.

    3. The boss foresaw the coming demand with her usual perspicacity. That’s why we were so well prepared.



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