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Definition smart and perceptive
  • Astute investors spread their risk instead of investing all their money in just one thing.
astute = smart and perceptive
  • The astute agent realized that the small print in the contract could severely hurt his client's bank account.
  • The astute scouting report helped the team win the game.
  • An astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease.
  • An astute consultant noted that the company had optimized their internal computer systems, but had not optimized data sharing with their vendors and customers.
  • Had his astute mind guessed the secret, then?
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • I'd say that's a remarkably astute analysis.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • Very astute. ... It was exactly what he himself would have done.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • "you've completely changed, you used to be so astute, are you losing it now?"
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • Astuteness makes a forester, not brawn,
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • astuteness = intelligence and perception
  • I knew that so astute a villain would see that our hands were tied in the matter.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • astute = smart & perceptive
  • Few Little League pitchers had the courage, astuteness and ability to manage those types of pitches.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • astuteness = intelligence and perception
  • Mundt gained a reputation as a loyal and astute protector of the people, and he silenced forever those tongues that could betray his secret.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • For all his sagacity, for all his caution and astuteness, the old judge had gone the way of the rest.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • astuteness = smart perceptiveness
  • The young man seemed rather astute, Moon thought, and determined, as well.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • This time broken by the drawl of the astute congressman from Tennessee.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • Very astute, Harry, but...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • astute = smart & perceptive
  • "How astute of you," Grover burped.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • it ... was a fairly astute analysis of the relationship between Chris and Walt McCandless.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • astute = smart and perceptive
  • He studied the lieutenant unobtrusively with little astute eyes.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
astute = smart and perceptive

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