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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality of being shrewdly discerning and sagacious.

Usage examples (3)
  • Cov (entry) is practising constantly his astucity upon, and whom he thinks that he deceives.
  • Sometimes, when ascending hills, when the winded horse breathed hard from his nostrils, and heaved his flanks, the captain, left to more freedom of thought, reflected upon the...
  • With astucity, with swiftness, with audacity! for more
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