"More astute than I gave her credit for being," said Vickery to himself.
Can it be that they are more astute than two veteran truffle-hunters?
"She is cleverer, more astute and cunning and wily, than I thought," said Pons with a smile.
Franklin, in the transaction, was the more honest, and Jay the more astute.
Even the more astute of the French begin to dread the name of ...