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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an astute or insightful manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : a perceptive analysis of the problems involved
  • "You don't like this much," the pilot said perceptively.
  • "The unknown is always frightening," she said perceptively.
  • As Andrew Hacker perceptively noted in 1995, 'Quite clearly, for more
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