WORD OF THE MONTH

By Demetrius Carrington

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I just added Perspicacious to my vocabulary.

Perspicacious

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, 17th century

1.Highly perceptive, keen

2.Discerning, shrewd

Examples of Perspicacious in a sentence
"The perspicacious 9-year-old easily picked up on my feelings without me even saying anything."

"I take a perspicacious approach to my studies, analyzing every word in my textbooks."


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Did you Know?
Perspicacious has origins in Latin words that mean "to look through" or "to be sharp-sighted." A perspicacious person is able to see answers clearly without much trouble.


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