Part of speech:
Serving to distinguish; distinctive:
Having the ability to perceive; keen in discernment.
Keen or acute; discerning
Reacting readily to stimuli or impressions; sensitive:
Having or showing a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; crafty; wily
Apparently having clairvoyance
Characterized by cunning or shrewdness:
Showing or having insight; perceptive.
Sharp and quick in seeing, hearing, thinking, etc.; acute
Having or showing penetrating mental discernment; clear-sighted.
Of or relating to the existing human species (Homo sapiens)
Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
Keenly observant or perceptive; sharp-witted
(Obs.) Evil, bad, wicked, mischievous, shrewish, etc.
(Slang) Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
Extremely important or essential:
Anxious or fearful about the future; uneasy
Made, done, or situated so as to attract little notice:
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