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- n. Perspicacity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being perspicacious; acuteness of sight; perspicacity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
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In Elizabeth, for instance, Imam Heshaam Jaaber is credited with avoiding -- through dint of his personality and perspicaciousness -- riotous situations such as Newark's.
Her courage and perspicaciousness are second to none.
Portia smiled quite genuinely; she was fond of Lady O, but Simon, in company with most gentlemen of his ilk, found her perspicaciousness somewhat scarifying.
I think the last 2, especially Cassa Pancho showed enough perspicaciousness gee, what a long word to take the film for what it is: Entertainment AND THEN make their comments.
Publisher Glenn Yeffeth, whose perspicaciousness in his business is thoroughly proven by the fact that his BenBella Books published both Choice: The Best of Reason and the paperback edition of my This is Burning Man, runs the numbers and shows that, surprise, that's some mighty self-serving reasoning by the New York publishing barons: