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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a keen, sharp mind.

Usage examples (38)
  • Rosa was very astute when it came to writing comedy sketches.
  • He even called the astute Terrapin a humbug, and toward midnight grew quarrelsome.
  • Most so-called astute mortgage shoppers think they should call around to shop rates.
  • In any case anyone who calls his own observations "astute" gets a pass from me. for more
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