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Sagacious vs. Salacious

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Sagaciousadjective

Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness; mentally shrewd.

Salaciousadjective

Promoting sexual desire or lust.

Sagaciousadjective

Of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in following a trail.

‘Sagacious of his quarry from so far.’;

Salaciousadjective

Lascivious, bawdy, obscene, lewd.

Sagaciousadjective

Hence, of quick intellectual perceptions; of keen penetration and judgment; discerning and judicious; knowing; far-sighted; shrewd; sage; wise; as, a sagacious man; a sagacious remark.

‘Instinct . . . makes them, many times, sagacious above our apprehension.’; ‘Only sagacious heads light on these observations, and reduce them into general propositions.’;

Salaciousnoun

Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous.

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Sagaciousadjective

acutely insightful and wise;

‘much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument’; ‘observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions’; ‘a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators’;

Salaciousadjective

characterized by lust;

‘eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer’; ‘her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature’; ‘prurient literature’; ‘prurient thoughts’; ‘a salacious rooster of a little man’;

Sagaciousadjective

skillful in statecraft or management;

‘an astute and sagacious statesman’;

Salaciousadjective

suggestive of or tending to moral looseness;

‘lewd whisperings of a dirty old man’; ‘an indecent gesture’; ‘obscene telephone calls’; ‘salacious limericks’;

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