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astute
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Definition
smart and perceptive
  • Yet the creature was astute; mastered his fury with a great effort of the will; composed his two important letters, one to Lanyon and one to Poole; and that he might receive actual evidence of their being posted, sent them out with directions that they should be registered.
    p. 103.2
astute = smart & perceptive
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