Melanie was too astute to indulge in any compromising whims.
The general is considered one of the most astute politicians in Italy.
"A likely story that to bear to the astute gentlemen in Toulouse," said he.
"My letters to my father and to Robespierre," the astute Marc Antoine had said.
"But that's just the kind of women they are," said Lydia, at once reckless and astute.