Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence:
— He was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow.
Roget 490: knowing etc. v.; cognitive; acroamatic†. aware of, cognizant of, conscious of; acquainted with, made acquainted with; privy to, no stranger to; au fait with, au courant; ... meer laten zien
Acting with a specific goal.
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Byzantine, Daedalian, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, all-knowing, apperceptive, appercipient, apprehending, apprehensive, arch, artful, astute, aware, cagey, calculated, calculating, canny, clever, cognizant ... meer laten zien.
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