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Synonyms of 'perspicacious'

(adjective) 
Definition
acutely perceptive or discerning
(formal)  a man of perspicacious judgment
Synonyms
perceptive
a very perceptive critique of Wordsworth
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sharp
He is very sharp and swift with repartee.
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keen
a person of keen intellect
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acute
His relaxed exterior hides an extremely acute mind.
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alert
He had been spotted by an alert neighbour.
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clever
My sister has always been the clever one in our family.
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penetrating
a penetrating mind
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shrewd
She's a shrewd businesswoman.
a shrewd guess
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discerning
tailor-made holidays to suit the more discerning traveller
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astute
He made a series of astute business decisions.
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observant
An observant doctor can detect symptoms from expression and posture.
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clear-sighted
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percipient (formal)
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sharp-witted
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sagacious (formal)
a wise and sagacious leader

Additional synonyms

in the sense of acute
Definition
penetrating in perception or insight
His relaxed exterior hides an extremely acute mind.
in the sense of alert
Definition
watchful and attentive
He had been spotted by an alert neighbour.
Synonyms
on the lookout,
on guard,
wide-awake,
on your toes,
on the watch,
keeping a weather eye on,
in the sense of astute
Definition
quick to notice or understand
He made a series of astute business decisions.

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