rake noun a fashionable or wealthy man of dissolute or promiscuous habits. [from the title of a series of engravings (1735) by Hogarth.] ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: abbreviation of archaic rakehell in the same sense.
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mot juste noun the exact, appropriate word. ORIGIN French. Coined by Flaubert
perspicacity |ˌpərspiˈkasitē| noun the quality of having a ready insight into things; shrewdness. Image courtesy of www.warbybarker.com