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adjective as in perceptive

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Nowhere was this more true, or more prescient, than on a farm in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil.

From Ozy

Yes, this game was released in 2001, and was that prescient.

Looking back, Elden’s decisions may appear both responsible and prescient.

From Fortune

A few months ago, a news report of a couple from Quebec fleeing covid-19 for a small town in the Yukon made this an oddly prescient story.

What might have seemed laughably shortsighted at the time was actually prescient.

In fact, the original Burroughs books possess a clear “green” streak that now seems quite prescient.

Head of State was prescient, but hollow; I Think I Love My Wife was bland; and the documentary Good Hair was fascinating fun.

What is striking about the novel when read today, however, is its prescient embrace of technology.

You spoke out against the Iraq War early on, which was pretty prescient.

If she runs in 2016, her prescient advocacy for early-childhood education might be peaking at just the right time.

The prescient Bishop, however, had provided fresh robes, and a circlet of gold was made to do duty for a crown.

Meanwhile, the prescient shadow of the coming "boom" had stolen over the hills and the work of the Guard had grown rapidly.

"But I'm afraid we can't ask the Merridews back, as we ought," she said, once more socially prescient.

A guy with a dream—or perhaps a prescient glimpse of his own future.

He ruled over lands, and was of all men wisest and prescient of the future.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prescient, such as: farsighted, foresighted, and judicious.

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