Sentence Examples

  • Alex was an astute businessman and she had no experience at all.
  • It is gratifying my dear, that you are sufficiently astute to recognize my skill and superiority.
  • I figured this county deserves a more astute sheriff than the current candidate, so I tossed my hat in the ring this morning.
  • Astute, ambitious and unrestrained by conscience, Dubois ingratiated himself with his pupil, and, while he gave him formal school lessons, at the same time pandered to his evil passions and encouraged him in their indulgence.
  • The authority conferred upon Orange as stadtholder by the provinces of Holland and Zeeland was thus ratified, but that astute statesman had no confidence that Philip intended to observe the treaty any longer than it suited his convenience.

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