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astute
used in War and Peace

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smart and perceptive
  • To us it is incomprehensible that millions of Christian men killed and tortured each other either because Napoleon was ambitious or Alexander was firm, or because England's policy was astute or the Duke of Oldenburg wronged.
    Book Nine — 1812 (1% in)

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