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Shrewd and well informed:‘the band were sussed and streetwise’
shrewd, astute, sharp, sharp-witted, discerning, acute, penetrating, discriminating, perceptive, perspicacious, clever, intelligent, wise, sagacious, sensible, judicious, circumspect, careful, prudent, cautiousView synonyms
- ‘The music, though, is great: sharp, sussed pop with enough of an edge to cut through most of the cheese.’
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