clever[ klev-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF clever
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I wouldn't attempt to be, I am not clever or popular enough.
All this is mere rhetoric, and full of clever self-excusing.
He is the son of a clever doctor, and the marriage will take place in four days.
I hadn't supposed him clever enough to guess what I was thinking.
If he were as clever as he is honest, he wouldn't have been stuck with a horse like Lauzanne.
There's somebody behind that damned Langdon—he's not clever enough for all this.
There was no pleasure in watching their clever manipulation of the little, steel hook.
He was clever with his pencil, and could seize a likeness with astonishing rapidity.
Bedr had been clever in enlisting the girls' sympathy for his soul.
"Perhaps, as they're so clever they'll be clever enough not to arrive at all," was my suggestion.
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