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Accurately assessing situations or people; perceptively:‘she astutely pointed out that usually you have to be dead to be a legend’
- ‘This was astutely laid out in the second part of the essay.’
- ‘They also astutely observed the land and people around them as they jostled along.’
- ‘The young man astutely observed him in action and tried to absorb the great lessons his boss had to teach.’
- ‘This is a political process, the success of which depends on how astutely the manager can redefine the situation.’
- ‘He has written widely and very astutely on several notable aspects of class relations.’
- ‘We follow the major auction house results pretty astutely.’
- ‘The way he astutely details intelligence operations appeals to me at many levels.’
- ‘Her strength lies in her power and deception, and reading her opponent astutely.’
- ‘Even more astutely, the author weaves in stories from his own research.’
- ‘He astutely pointed out that when either teachers or students know they are being videotaped, they tend to not behave normally.’
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