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Synonyms for perspicacious

Synonyms for perspicacious

having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

Synonyms for perspicacious

acutely insightful and wise

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mentally acute or penetratingly discerning

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Everyone has competing agendas, from the power-hungry DA to a perspicacious police detective to Johnny's influential brother-in-law.
Addressing the laptop distribution ceremony, the Rector NUML Maj Gen (R) Masood Hasan said it was perspicacious insight of the Govt that it initiated laptop scheme for the students and scholars of the universities which would facilitate and research culture on the campuses and encourage students for more and more research work.
The heroine of the piece - the perspicacious Mrs Lees - was delightful.
A perspicacious young man, Roosevelt wrote a diary of his trip which included his observations of the Jews' prayer at the Western Wall.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die,'' says the perspicacious Carrie Fisher.
Stemming from this trip is Down North, the daily account of her perspicacious observations on northern life, with especial reference to the northern women she encountered; as well as two previously unpublished short stories, included in the book, which explore themes of racism and solitude.
Jean-Luc Steinmetz offers a perspicacious account of Mauvais sang as a kind of "lutte contre tout ce qui rend esclave," strategically foregrounding emancipatory struggles as well as the alterity within poetic enunciation in Rimbaud (293-301).
Also crucial is the work of our expanded staff of dedicated and perspicacious editors, and our genre readers from the graduate programs of UNLV's English Department.
Perspicacious pundits will tell you that this phenomenon will peter out as soon as the Arab Spring countries regain some stability.
His discussion of Derrida is cogent and perspicacious, just as his inclusion of Wittgenstein in this on-going debate is useful and perceptive.
Perspicacious readers will have noticed that this is another "theme issue" of which I'm so fond, a repertoire motif predominating among the feature articles.
We all know that O'Neill is one of the sharper knives in the Premier League drawer but be more perspicacious with their passing.
It would be perspicacious, as indicated above, for the government to postpone the implementation of GAAR for three years with an immediate pre-announcement of the date to remove any uncertainty from the minds of stakeholders," it said.
Those who affirm that Stephen Harper is pro-abortion are more perspicacious than I am.
Whether touching upon the theories of Derrida, Lacan, and Walter Benjamin, or constructing a trellis of understanding between Don Quixote and Hollywood's Alien franchise, Glover considers an impressive array of texts and generously shares a continuously perspicacious magnification of how the best authors accomplish their seeming legerdemain.