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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • I knew that so astute a villain would see that our hands were tied in the matter.
  • In his singular character the dual nature alternately asserted itself, and his extreme exactness and astuteness represented, as I have often thought, the reaction against the poetic and contemplative mood which occasionally predominated in him.

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  • Astute investors spread their risk instead of investing all their money in just one thing.
  • The astute agent realized that the small print in the contract could severely hurt his client’s bank account.

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