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Crucially, the women not only come off as relatively intelligent and perceptive, but also generally have each other’s backs, collaboratively sleuthing to sniff out FBoys and saving each other from unpleasant dates.
FBOY ISLAND AND SEXY BEASTS REPRESENT THE BEST AND WORST OF 2021'S TRASHY SUMMER DATING SHOWSJUDY BERMANJULY 23, 2021TIME
They perform perceptive tasks that a person can do in under a second.
DEEP REINFORCEMENT LEARNING WILL TRANSFORM MANUFACTURING AS WE KNOW ITANNIE SIEBERTJUNE 17, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Children are enormously intuitive and perceptive, and they also pick up that people react differently to those differences.
HOW KIDS PERCEIVE RACISM IN THE U.S., ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY BY SESAME WORKSHOPCADY LANGJUNE 7, 2021TIME
It is an entertaining account of the NBA’s ambitious experiment, featuring perceptive analysis of how the bubble tested the culture of each title contender.
ACTION, BOREDOM, PROTEST AND CELEBRATION INSIDE THE NBA BUBBLEARAM GOUDSOUZIANJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Among the several villains in Aggie Blum Thompson’s first novel, a perceptive and beautifully assured piece of domestic noir, is social media.
THE 5 BEST NEW THRILLERS AND MYSTERIES TO READ IN JUNERICHARD LIPEZJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a leader, she needs to be perceptive in terms of what type of innovation NASA needs, how small businesses may provide it, and how she can bring them together.
DRIVING INNOVATION WITH EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCEMARTHA LEIBSMARCH 9, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The interest displayed in the petitions by the Soviets and others led more perceptive officials to recognize that the country’s foes could readily exploit a racism problem that could not be easily explained away.
FOR GENERATIONS, AFRICAN AMERICANS HAVE LED GLOBAL ANTIRACIST MOVEMENTSBRENDA PLUMMERFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Let justice be done and The Unpetitioned Heavens fall to a wide circle of perceptive readers.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
They educate, they exalt, they preserve; so that to profit by them we must be as perceptive as we can.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
But to Forrester's Godlike, abnormally perceptive vision, the park seemed no darker than it had at dusk, an hour or so before.
PAGAN PASSIONSGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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WORDS RELATED TO PERCEPTIVE

  • active
  • all ears
  • attentive
  • bright
  • cagey
  • careful
  • clever
  • good hands
  • heads up
  • intelligent
  • lively
  • observant
  • on guard
  • on one's toes
  • on the job
  • on the lookout
  • on the stick
  • perceptive
  • quick
  • ready
  • sharp
  • spirited
  • vigilant
  • watchful
  • wise
  • with it
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