His astute detente diplomacy with the Soviet Union, trying to make the world a safer place, gets high marks.
astute piece from Jonathan Mahler at Bloomberg View today on why football is not likely to go the way of boxing.
An astute politician would say something outlandish but easily dismissed by outsiders.
They are ranked number one by the astute Jeff Sagarin of USA Today.
Ted Widmer explains how the president's astute address to the Muslim world was of biblical proportions.
Besides this question of handicap, he was afraid with so astute a man as Coburn he would sooner or later give himself away.
Melanie was too astute to indulge in any compromising whims.
Nevis was far too astute to disparage the man he did not like openly to his wife, so he made a sign of assent.
The general is considered one of the most astute politicians in Italy.
This arrangement did not, however, meet the approbation of the astute William, who insisted on dividing the spoils by lot.
1610s, from Latin astutus "crafty, wary, shrewd; sagacious, expert," from astus "cunning, cleverness, adroitness," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Greek asty "town," a word borrowed into Latin and with an overtone of "city sophistication" (cf. asteism). Related: Astutely; astuteness.