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Crucially, the women not only come off as relatively intelligent and perceptive, but also generally have each other’s backs, collaboratively sleuthing to sniff out FBoys and saving each other from unpleasant dates.FBoy Island and Sexy Beasts Represent the Best and Worst of 2021's Trashy Summer Dating Shows|Judy Berman|July 23, 2021|Time
They perform perceptive tasks that a person can do in under a second.Deep reinforcement learning will transform manufacturing as we know it|Annie Siebert|June 17, 2021|TechCrunch
Children are enormously intuitive and perceptive, and they also pick up that people react differently to those differences.How Kids Perceive Racism in the U.S., According to a New Study by Sesame Workshop|Cady Lang|June 7, 2021|Time
It is an entertaining account of the NBA’s ambitious experiment, featuring perceptive analysis of how the bubble tested the culture of each title contender.Action, boredom, protest and celebration inside the NBA bubble|Aram Goudsouzian|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
Among the several villains in Aggie Blum Thompson’s first novel, a perceptive and beautifully assured piece of domestic noir, is social media.The 5 best new thrillers and mysteries to read in June|Richard Lipez|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
And, as the enigmatic front man to an avant garde indie rock group, he is droll, perceptive, and splendidly weird.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He was highly perceptive and exquisitely sensitive to everything around him.
Yet his narrative is gripping, perceptive, and moving at times, even if his conclusions are highly debatable.How Gary Hart Became the First Political Sex Scandal Casualty|Lloyd Grove|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perceptive fiction has always been a venue for society to ruminate on the moral issues of the day.‘Persecuted’ Is the Christian Right’s Paranoid Wet Dream|Candida Moss|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Willa is a wonderfully smart and funny and perceptive and engaging little kid.
Let justice be done and The Unpetitioned Heavens fall to a wide circle of perceptive readers.
They educate, they exalt, they preserve; so that to profit by them we must be as perceptive as we can.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
But to Forrester's Godlike, abnormally perceptive vision, the park seemed no darker than it had at dusk, an hour or so before.Pagan Passions|Gordon Randall Garrett
But the matter is complicated by the fact that things are experienced in different connections in perceptive experience.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle
For our education depends very materially upon our perceptive power.Your Mind and How to Use It|William Walker Atkinson