astute[ uh-stoot, uh-styoot ]SEE DEFINITION OF astute
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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.
Then her face settled into an astonished yet astute calm and wariness.
Only at that moment did the “crook” realise what an astute player the stranger was.
The most astute scheming could not have served Heemskirk better.
That simple and astute Teuton had been, it seems, holding me up to Falk in the light of a rival.
Very calm, faithful, and yet astute, he expressed his new-born hopes darkly.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ASTUTE
- all there
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- having all one's marbles
- in right mind