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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Sharp, perceptive, shrewd.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sharp; shrill.
  • adj. Sagacious; acute; subtle; shrewd.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sharp, as a taste; shrill, as a sound.
  • Subtle; ingenious; sagacious; shrewd; keen.


From Latin argutus, past participle of arguere ‘clarify’. (Wiktionary)



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