Part of speech:
Keen or acute; discerning
Sudden and shrill:
The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
The definition of clever is being smart or having the skills to do something well.
Sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram
Expressing or characterized by warmth of feeling; passionate:
Fully alert; attuned.
The definition of cunning is something done with ingenuity or clever deception.
(Archaic) Aware (of something)
Containing a considerable percentage of alcohol:
Not intensely or keenly felt:
Having or exhibiting keenly perceptive intellect.
The definition of observant is someone who is good at noticing things, or someone who follows the rules and requirements of a particular religion.
Extremely sharp or severe; intense:
Characterized by devotion or zeal; dedicated
The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
The definition of enthusiastic is having great excitement or interest in something.
Very intense or extreme:
Extremely hot; glowing.
Intense in activity or feeling; vigorous or ardent:
Having or showing strong feeling or great seriousness:
Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
Having keen judgment or understanding; acutely perceptive
Having or showing keen intelligence, perception, or judgment
Agreeably pungent or stimulating to the taste; pleasantly sharp or biting
Sharply painful to the feelings; piercing
Producing a sharp sensation of taste or smell; acrid
Extremely hungry or characterized by extreme hunger; voracious:
The definition of sagacious is someone with sound judgment.
Aware of or careful about the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others:
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Forceful; vigorous; effective
The definition of vehement is having intense feeling or force behind your words or actions.
Perceived or felt with the freshness of immediate experience:
The definition of zealous is having passionate energy for a belief or purpose.
Acuteness; keenness, as of thought or vision
The definition of acumen is the ability to quickly and accurately understand and deal with a situation or choice.
Asperity means something that is rough or harsh.
Sagacity is the quality of being wise or having good judgment.
The definition of blunt is someone who speaks in a direct, often rude way or something with a dull edge or point.
Slow to understand or perceive; dull or insensitive
Unaware or uninformed:
Showing foolishness or stupidity.
Feeling or showing strong liking or enthusiasm:
Predominantly red or yellow in tone:
Alternative spelling of gung ho.
Full of keen anticipation or excitement; eager.
(Often followed by "to go to...") Urgently needing to urinate.
Unable to endure irritation or opposition; intolerant:
Intensely desirous or interested
The definition of thirsty is someone or something that is in need of liquid or water, or is having a very strong desire for something.
Full of eagerness; enthusiastic.
Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity:
Hard to believe; incredible; astounding
Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant:
Causing wonder; surprising, astonishing, or extraordinary
The definition of sensational is something that causes a lot of discussion or excitement among the public, or is something that is exceptionally good.
Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.
Of unusually high quality; excellent:
(Archaic) Causing great fear or dismay; terrifying; dreadful; appalling
Wonderful is defined as an amazing, astonishing, excellent or enjoyable person, thing or event.
Almost first rate.
Extensive in time or distance:
(Informal) Of a person, not upset by circumstances that might ordinarily be upsetting.
(Slang) Very pleasing or attractive
(Slang) Performing with great skill and daring:
Neat is defined as someone or something that is tidy, well-formed or well-done.
To utter in a loud, vehement voice.
To weep loudly, like a child
To shout or laugh in scorn, mirth, etc.
To lament; to complain.
Mentally quick and original
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
Showing or having enthusiasm
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
To make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears
Chilling or piercing
painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
Dashing, hearty, or jolly
(Informal) Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful:
Characterized by highly skilled or intricate art; excellently made or formed:
Tending to penetrate; penetrant.
To express grief for or about; mourn:
Referring to something that has a sharp planar surface
Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
The definition of extreme is most remote or far from what is necessary or usual.
Alert is defined as being awake and functioning at an energetic level.
Having or marked by keen interest and enthusiasm:
Characterized by strong feelings of hatred, resentment, cynicism, etc.
Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.
(Archaic) Pretentious; showy; spruce.
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