perspicacity


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the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions

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He had come to look on her perspicacity in this matter as a sort of second sight.
I was surprised that even a man of the Stone Age should be so lacking in military perspicacity.
While the village praised the perspicacity of the Governor, a naked, pock-marked child strode forward to the earth, and stood on one leg, unconcerned as a young stork.
Very likely, with the perspicacity of her sex, she gave out as an accomplished fact what she felt was pretty sure to become a fact in a few days.
Though she was not lacking in sense or perspicacity, religious theories, and her complete ignorance of higher emotions had encircled all her faculties with an iron hand; they were exercised solely on the commonest things of life; spent in a few directions they were able to concentrate themselves on a matter in hand.
Sentences and ideas cascade one over the other, tumbling into a sort of psychological disarray and perspicacity that can be dreamed up only by the mind of a great and incisive writer.
Philippine business and civil society respected Uncle Gus' acumen and perspicacity, but I loved most his simple lifestyle and devotion to family.
Someone else could argue that Makarios had weighed all the pros and cons and subsequently rejected the Americans' proposal, thus handling a dangerous situation with perspicacity and a sense of responsibility for the benefit of Hellenism.
Without a doubt, history has vindicated Al Shazly's perspicacity and strategic thinking.
The subject is handled with a brevity and perspicacity that makes it easy to navigate and utilize.
Every generation is inclined to self-congratulation when comparing its own perspicacity to that enjoyed by predecessors.
The specified qualifications include many very vague concepts, such as "political and social perspicacity, prudence, courage, administrative capacity and adequate capability for leadership," which the Assembly of Experts is to judge.
Thus, with intractable and controversial issues, such as, the MILF (aka BBL), the West Philippine Sea territorial dispute with China, the NPA insurgency, unemployment, corruption, criminality, and unabated population growth rate, the next president has his or her plate full that only an outstanding leader with decisiveness and perspicacity can tackle head on.
s perspicacity in bringing these seemingly disparate voices into a convincing whole.
His perspicacity, experience in international markets, and proven track record of making mergers and acquisitions work are the best indication that the future of Walgreens will turn out to be as illustrious as its past.