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Word: astute

Definition: wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage


Sentences Containing 'astute'

I, master barber, am not Neptune, the god of the waters, nor do I try to make anyone take me for an astute man, for I am not one.
It was a delicate part which I had to play then, for I saw that a prosecution must be avoided to avert scandal, and I knew that so astute a villain would see that our hands were tied in the matter.

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