July 30th, 2019

Hawaii Five 0::Grace & Danny::Pizzeria

Tuesday word: Astute

So sorry i missed last week. I didn't realize I hadn't posted a word until I noticed that I didn't have an entry from me in my email...and by then it was too late.

Anyway...today's word.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Astute (adjective)
as·tute [uh-stoot, uh-styoot]


adjective
1. of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious: an astute analysis.
2. clever; cunning; ingenious; shrewd: an astute merchandising program; an astute manipulation of facts.

RELATED FORMS
as·tute·ly, adverb
as·tute·ness, noun

RELATED WORDS
adroit, discerning, shrewd, keen, canny, intelligent, crafty, insightful, brainy, bright, calculating, clever, foxy, knowing, perspicacious, sagacious, savvy, sharp, sly

Synonyms
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1. smart, quick, perceptive.
2. artful, crafty, wily, sly.

Origin: 1605–15; < Latin astutus shrewd, sly, cunning, equivalent to astu- (stem of astus ) cleverness + -tus adj. suffix

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