astutely astutely  /ə ˈstut li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a shrewd manner

Usage(s):

  1. Valjas has astutely chosen compromise rather than confrontation with the powerful Estonian Popular Front.
  2. McCain can discuss pop culture as fluidly and astutely as any politician.
  3. Evelyn Waugh looks deceptively like Alice's White Rabbit dressed up for the party, but his writing is astutely stoat-like.

News

  • Blancanieves: Witty, Riveting, and Gorgeous

    The new film from Spanish writer/director Pablo Berger is a silent, black-and-white film so witty, riveting, and drop-dead gorgeous that moviegoers may forget to notice that they can't hear the dialogue. Astutely, Berger has chosen to wrap his experiment around a tale everyone knows: the perils of t...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Broward-Palm Beach New Times

Quotes

  1. "I didn't think we kicked that astutely in the first half, so we lost the kicking contest. Their game plan was obviously to knock us over because they thought we'd attack a lot, and they did that well. When we did kick we didn't kick that well and...
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Graham Henry Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. Smith commented: "This acquisition is an integral part of our international expansion strategy. The Hallmark Channels are a well-established channel brand, astutely positioned for strong future growth. Movies 24, KidsCo and Diva TV are exciting new...
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Peter Smith Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. "The finance minister has managed to address the triple challenge of growth, inclusiveness and sustainability very astutely," said Sunil Bharti Mittal, president of the leading industry lobby, the Confederation of Indian Industry.
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Sunil Mittal Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

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