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    perspicacious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word perspicacious

    Definition
    (adj) acutely insightful and wise
    Synonyms : sagacious , sapient
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    Synonyms : clear-eyed , clear-sighted
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for perspicacious

pervade+specacaious=perspicacious

sounds like perspective or perceptive which are related.

per-speak-aces every time she spoke (so insightful that it was like she was serving) aces

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per = completely.. and the 2nd part rhymes with inspect.. hence having an insight..

perspicacious: Perspi=precisely ; Cacious=cautious means quick in noticing.

PURSE-PICK-ASHES:the purse is filled with the ashes of wisdom: from the PURSE one PICKS ASHES of wisdom.

Having a spaCIOUS PERspective that includes fine attention to detail...

When you're curious try clear eyes (ben stein commercial)-WOW

PERSpiCACious: percipitattion+cactus. percipitation is related to water. CACTUS is "WISE" to live widout WATER in deserts

the Athenian Statesman PERICLES was one PERSPICACIOUS dude.

perspi =perspective cacious= cautious perspicacious = cautious in forming a perspective

Your head is a BOOKCASE full of books, and you are PERSPIRING because it is a lot of work carrying that around on your neck. Your head is a PERSPIRING CASE

PERSistent PICA(sso) CIOUS :-| life picasso, that's it.

sounds like REVOLVE . so while revolving.. u move from one place to another.. or "transferring"

Per +Pic +sious=Perfect Peek Of Situation;meaning perfect understanding of situation,so keen mental perception n understanding

pers (PURSE) + picacious (relate to PEEK) : Just looking at a PURSE, without PEEKing inside, she can tell how much money it has . How insightful/penetrating sight !!

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