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How to use perspicacious in a sentence

This new slight bitterness extended even to his thoughts about the perspicacious Minetta.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
She consulted with the perspicacious Mr. Harris, and especially sought from him detailed information as to partnership law.
WITHIN THE LAWMARVIN DANA
Do you fear to quote the sublimated utterances of the perspicacious, although pleonastic philosopher?
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 24, SEPTEMBER 10, 1870VARIOUS
That date may indicate, to a perspicacious observer, the epoch at which Flore Brazier ceased to be an honest girl.
THE TWO BROTHERSHONORE DE BALZAC
We may quote a paragraph from the pen of "Home Counties," a well-known and perspicacious writer on agricultural topics.
THE ROMANCE OF MODERN MECHANISMARCHIBALD WILLIAMS
My readers have doubtless made the perspicacious surmise that I was little seen in the college classrooms.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
And in this fact consists the greatness and strength of the perspicacious conception of the genius of Marx.
SOCIALISM AND MODERN SCIENCE (DARWIN, SPENCER, MARX)ENRICO FERRI
And shall we be less perspicacious for Freedom than this Virginia statesman for Slavery?
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME XI (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
Contemplation is the minds perspicacious and free attention, diffused everywhere throughout the range of whatever may be explored.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
He knew him to be nervous, on the one hand, and perspicacious on the other.
COSMOPOLIS, COMPLETEPAUL BOURGET
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PERSPICACIOUS

  • astute
  • canny
  • clever
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • incisive
  • ingenious
  • insightful
  • intense
  • intuitive
  • judicious
  • keen
  • observant
  • penetrating
  • perceptive
  • perspicacious
  • piercing
  • quick-witted
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • smart
  • subtle
  • trenchant
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