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Quick to understand or learn
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“He was a bright and clever child who displayed a level of intellect far surpassing that of his peers.”
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Cunningly resourceful
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“He concocted a clever financial scheme aimed at exploiting loopholes within the system.”
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Wise in personal, professional or business dealings
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“He was a clever businessman with incredible powers of persuasion.”
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Amusingly ingenious
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“He replied curtly to the insults leveled at him with a flurry of clever retorts.”
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Built or designed with a high level of creativity or knowledge
“The cellphone has certainly been a very clever invention.”
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Skilled at doing or achieving something
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“The street performer was very clever at juggling bowling pins.”
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Having or showing creativity or inventiveness
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Having the characteristics of an epigram
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Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness
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Having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
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Alert and vigilant
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The best of its kind or class
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Neat and trim in dress and appearance
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Showing or characterized by great energy and movement
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Using or characterized by irony
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