Definition of perspicacious:
subtile, ability, cunning, judicious, alert, sapient, shrewd, keen, sagacious, acute, clear-sighted, perceptive, clear-eyed, crafty, slick, cagey, discerning, savvy, study at shrewd, penetrative, penetrating, wise, subtle.
fastidious (part of speech: adjective)
- intelligent (part of speech: adjective)
God alone knew the treasure I was reserving for the man noble enough, and trusting enough, and perspicacious enough to come- having faith in my letters, having penetrated step by step into the depths of my heart- to come to our first meeting with the simplicity of a child: for that was what I dreamed to be the innocence of a man of genius.- "Modeste Mignon", Honore de Balzac.
- "Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research", Michael Sage.
His father, that old fox of commerce, so shrewd, so perspicacious, ended by divining the secret thought of his son; consequently, all his manoeuvres were now based on the natural expectancy to which Christophe had yielded himself.- "Catherine de' Medici", Honore de Balzac.