A brave soldier, an experienced and astute general, he was never happier than when engaged in war.
He was astute in business matters.
An exceptionally astute businessman, John Parker, said he has my name and address.
He was an astute businessman who easily could turn a profit.
I figured this county deserves a more astute sheriff than the current candidate, so I tossed my hat in the ring this morning.
Van Buren was the most adroit politician of his time; and Jackson was in the hands of very astute men, who advised and controlled him.
The high commissioner, true to his reputation as a prudent statesman and astute politician, showed great skill in dealing with the situation.
She was astute enough to realize that Ed is just doing his mother's bidding.
They were astute observers of the twentieth century world scene.
It is gratifying my dear, that you are sufficiently astute to recognize my skill and superiority.
These are astute observations.
If we were more astute, the loan signings might have given us a clue that there was a problem.
On the Arabs he impressed himself as an enemy very fierce and astute, but as a keeper of his word.
Trained in the political school of his father, he developed into an astute politician.
The situation revealed to the astute Albanian boundless possibilities for gratifying his ambition.
In fact the pasha was an illiterate barbarian, of the same type as his countryman Ali of Iannina, courageous, cruel, astute, full of wiles, avaricious and boundlessly ambitious.
It was only by slow steps that the royal authority was asserted, but the young king, who was of gigantic stature and immense strength, was also astute and patient.
The more astute rulers utilized the machinery that they inherited from the Roman government.
A new friend of his, Fialin, formerly a non-commissioned officer and a journalist, an energetic and astute man and a born conspirator, spurred him on to action.
An astute referee will have conditioned his mind to totally accept the accuracy of his intuition, which is very rarely proved wrong.