Perspicacious

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  • mentally acute or penetratingly discerning; "too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow"; "chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership"; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument"
  • acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"

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  • Book review: ‘Essays After Eighty,’ by former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall
    The former U.S. poet laureate?s latest autobiographical volume is poignant, perspicacious and dryly amusing. Read more on this news related to 'Perspicacious'
  • Something, Anything Is a Sure-Handed Portrait of a Woman's Attempt to Feel Alive
    A perspicacious examining of intimate moments, Paul Harrill's Something, Anything artfully circumnavigates narrative expectations in the manner of only the most thoughtful stories. Veering from relationship drama to romance to a coming-of-age film about an adult, Something, Anything ... Read more on this news related to 'Perspicacious'

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