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perceptive

adjective uk   /pəˈsep.tɪv/ us    /pɚ-/
C2 very good at noticing and understanding things that many people do not notice: Her books are full of perceptive insights into the human condition.
perceptively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He has spoken perceptively on many subjects.
perceptiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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