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.