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Quick to understand or learn
“He was a bright and clever child who displayed a level of intellect far surpassing that of his peers.”
Cunningly resourceful
“He concocted a clever financial scheme aimed at exploiting loopholes within the system.”
Wise in personal, professional or business dealings
“He was a clever businessman with incredible powers of persuasion.”
Amusingly ingenious
“He replied curtly to the insults leveled at him with a flurry of clever retorts.”
Built or designed with a high level of creativity or knowledge
“The cellphone has certainly been a very clever invention.”
Skilled at doing or achieving something
“The street performer was very clever at juggling bowling pins.”
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