Sentences with 'perceptive'

Example sentences and phrases with the word perceptive and other words derived from it.

« Despite being an ardent believer in the French need for 'greatness', de Gaulle was perceptive enough to know that the battle for Algeria was lost before it had even begun. »
« He fears disapproval: it is astonishing how many intelligent and perceptive people cannot bear the thought of being disliked. So they give up. »
« Perhaps the most perceptive commentator on American democracy was the young French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville, who was sent to the United States by the French government to report on American prison reforms. »

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