Thesaurus / astute

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It at once occurred to these two astute heroes that this would be a magnificent place for boxing-matches.
And now I will ask you a question: how can I be astute, if you think me obstinate?
THREE PLAYSLUIGI PIRANDELLO
You will do me the justice to observe,” says he, “I have made no secret with the astute Mackellar.
THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAEROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But the astute Forrest, seeing that the odds were now heavily against him, ordered a retreat.
THE ROCK OF CHICKAMAUGAJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
Its first sultan was a man of high character, courteous, dignified, and astute.
SOUTHERN SPAINA.F. CALVERT
The astute young woman had detected the pitiable subterfuge.
It was brief and business-like; it explained nothing; and it puzzled the astute Chief not a little.
DANGEROUS GROUNDLAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Are they persuasive orators, able lawyers, brilliant fighters, ready and practical thinkers; astute and successful negotiators?
THE QUEST FOR A LOST RACETHOMAS E. PICKETT
It meant that the astute Hebrew declined to do business on any terms.
He was astute enough to base his case, not on his personal losses, but on the losses to the revenue and to the merchants.
GIVE ME LIBERTYTHOMAS J. WERTENBAKER

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