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sagacious

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having or showing deep understanding and intelligent application of knowledge
  • a sagacious critique of the current social climate in our nation
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shrewd, sagacious, perspicacious, astute mean acute in perception and sound in judgment. shrewd stresses practical, hardheaded cleverness and judgment.
    • a shrewd judge of character
sagacious suggests wisdom, penetration, and farsightedness.
    • sagacious investors got in on the ground floor
perspicacious implies unusual power to see through and understand what is puzzling or hidden.
    • a perspicacious counselor saw through the child's facade
astute suggests shrewdness, perspicacity, and diplomatic skill.
    • an astute player of party politics


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