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"Paul Irving washes his face every day of his own accord," said Anne astutely.

"She doesn't need to have," said Mrs. Wistar promptly and astutely.

“It was the ghost of your first wife,” asserted the old housekeeper, astutely.

Louis-Philippe astutely shifted the responsibility to the public exchequer.

"He would not say any thing to you to-day if you were late," says Bobby, astutely.

Lastly the fear of a Russian invasion was astutely inoculated into the nation.

It is a method of astutely undermining or outflanking prejudice.

"I can tell better after I've seen them," said Peter, astutely.

She astutely drew back from the ground upon which she had entered.

"I do not see her when she is with the servants," she said astutely.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin astutus "crafty, wary, shrewd; sagacious, expert," from astus "cunning, cleverness, adroitness," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Greek asty "town," a word borrowed into Latin and with an overtone of "city sophistication" (cf. asteism). Related: Astutely; astuteness.

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