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Synonyms for astute

Synonyms for astute

having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

Synonyms for astute

marked by practical hardheaded intelligence


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This man, so subtle and astute in official life, did not realize all the senselessness of such an attitude to his wife.
Ill-bred and ill-informed, he had (on his own showing) fluked into fortune on a rise in land; yet cunning he possessed, as well as malice, and he chuckled till he choked over the misfortunes of less astute speculators in the same boom.
That simple and astute Teuton had been, it seems, holding me up to Falk in the light of a rival.
Her object attained in astute secrecy, the heroic old woman had made a clean breast of it to Mrs Verloc.
Prince K 's mysticism was of an artless kind; but Councillor Mikulin was astute enough for two.
However, we will suppose that they are an extraordinarily astute couple, who deceive everyone upon this point, and conspire to murder the husband.
Moss had been one of the most astute women in the world, instead of being one of the simplest, she could have thought of nothing more likely to propitiate her brother than this praise of Maggie.
I perceive, Avdotya Romanovna, that you seem disposed to undertake his defence all of a sudden," Luzhin observed, twisting his lips into an ambiguous smile, "there's no doubt that he is an astute man, and insinuating where ladies are concerned, of which Marfa Petrovna, who has died so strangely, is a terrible instance.
3 billion contract to build the latest Astute Class attack submarine for the Royal Navy has been awarded by the Ministry of Defence.
2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --In a preview of the upcoming American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2015 meeting, Astute Medical, Inc.
CROWDS lined the streets of New Brighton for a parade by crew and cadets of HM Astute and Wallasey Sea Cadets as they received Wirral's highest honour - the Freedom of the Borough.
SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Astute Medical, Inc.
ASTUTE (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) is a PS27m project part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) delivered through Welsh Government that has already supported more than 250 Welsh enterprises in West Wales and the Valleys, helping them toward long term sustainability and competitiveness through the implementation of advanced technologies and improved manufacturing processes.
8220;As most savvy IT executives recognize, there are a range of factors that contribute to an IT investment's true cost and ROI that extend far beyond the price tag associated with the initial purchase,” said Jeff Whitney, Vice President of Marketing, Astute Networks.
The first, HMS Astute, entered service in August 2010.