GRE Word List


(of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute

The meaning of the word perspicacious is (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute.

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wry(esp. of an expression of the face) twisted; with a humorous twist (expressing displeasure)
estimable(of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
laggardslow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
pacifysoothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
mendaciouslying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
acuitysharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
represshold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
artlesswithout guile; open and honest
bulliongold and silver in the form of bars
recesspause; temporary cessation; alcove; secret inner place; Ex. parliament in recess; V. CF. recessive