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 for perspicaciousness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Perspicacious \Per`spi*ca"cious\ (p[~e]r`sp[i^]*k[=a]"sh[u^]s),
     a. [L. perspicax, -acis, fr. perspicere to look through: cf.
     F. perspicace. See Perspective.]
     1. Having the power of seeing clearly; quick-sighted; sharp
        of sight.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Fig.: Of acute discernment; keen.
        [1913 Webster] -- Per`spi*ca"cious*ly, adv. --
        Per`spi*ca"cious*ness, n.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business
           dealings) [syn: shrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity,

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