meaning of astuteness

astuteness meaning in General Dictionary

intelligence manifested when you are astute (as in business transactions)

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  • the intellectual capability to penetrate deeply into tips

Sentence Examples with the word astuteness

The final debates of 1706 were conducted under apprehensions of an invasion of Edinburgh by highlanders and wild western fanatics of the Covenant; but the astuteness of Harley's agent in Edinburgh, de Foe, the resolution of Argyll and the tact of Queensberry, who easily terrified the duke of Hamilton, carried the measure into haven.

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