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OTHER WORDS FROM astuteas·tute·ly, adverbas·tute·ness, noun
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How to use astute in a sentence
Hardened into received wisdom, this presumption is now repeated even by astute contemporary observers.Los Angeles: “A Humming, Smoking, Ever-Changing Contraption”|Colin Marshall|April 28, 2021|MIT Technology Review
I thought it was odd but one of our group is a retired school principal and very astute.Documents Reveal Cops Chasing Absurd Antifa and BLM Tips|Kelly Weill|April 23, 2021|The Daily Beast
The Wire is the classic example, weaving dozens of vividly wrought characters into an intricate, socially astute epic of systemic rot in Baltimore.
Among them is Klara, a particularly astute robot who loves the sun and wants to learn as much as possible about humans and the world they live in.In ‘Klara and the Sun,’ We Glimpse an Eerie Future Through the Eyes of a Robot|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|March 24, 2021|Singularity Hub
Finding creative and astute ways to build those relationships is key.Brand Summit Recap: Marketers face looming identity crisis|Digiday Editors|February 10, 2021|Digiday
His astute detente diplomacy with the Soviet Union, trying to make the world a safer place, gets high marks.Will the Tapes That Destroyed Nixon Help Rehabilitate His Image?|Scott Porch|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sunday's World Cup final has the most astute soccer experts and eager bookies setting their odds on who will win.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This collection shows you just how complex and funny and astute she was from the start.
Enter the Taj Group, with its astute understanding of the needs of the well-heeled and the well-traveled.
In my teens, I could read smart, musically astute critics in many magazines and newspapers.Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting|Ted Gioia|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The astute judge had no witnesses, so he both fooled his wife and pleased himself, for his will was worthless.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Both astute gentlemen viewed the situation, and their alarm subsided.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
A pause, the slightest in the world,—but the keen eye of the astute lawyer noted it, and his tone grew in severity and assurance.The Mayor's Wife|Anna Katherine Green
It was at that time they displayed that astute and patiently Machiavellian policy, which finally led to their triumph.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
The letter was unsigned, but the handwriting that of my astute agent, Sander.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman