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Origin of astute
OTHER WORDS FROM astuteas·tute·ly, adverbas·tute·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for astute
He was most astute in analyzing practical matters such as friction’s effect on motion and stresses on structural beams, and attempted to compute the theoretical maximum efficiency of machines.Do You Know These Scientific Pioneers? - Issue 93: Forerunners|Tom Siegfried|November 25, 2020|Nautilus
Those are things that he’s got to continue to grow on and become a more astute player and student of this game.Alex Smith is Washington’s starting QB, and Ron Rivera says that could help Dwayne Haskins|Nicki Jhabvala|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
An astute businessman, Grant sat on several corporate boards.
The photos are accompanied by sound-bite observations from the aesthetically astute contributors, who are members of the Design Leadership Network.No travel plans? Try three new books about the nexus of travel and design.|Rebecca Powers|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Crowded around a small screen, watching a video of Paula Radcliffe’s running form, Magness made an astute comment that no one had asked him for.Inside a secret running program at Nike and a win-at-all-costs corporate culture|Rachel King|October 6, 2020|Fortune
In this matter America showed an astuteness equal to that exhibited by Papal hierarchs in Rome.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
"They're sweethearts," said Myrna, with the frightful astuteness of twelve.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
Perhaps, however, they had more astuteness than has been supposed by some.The Right of American Slavery|True Worthy Hoit
In pointing out the dangers, he spoke with great power and astuteness, for he was always on the look-out for breakers.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII|John Lord
Beneath an air of innocent frankness, this precocious scoundrel concealed wonderful astuteness and penetration.File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau