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clever

clever as in showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
  • "a cagey lawyer"
  • "too clever to be sound"

Synonyms

  • cageyshowing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; characterized by great caution and wariness
  • cagyshowing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; characterized by great caution and wariness
  • cannyshowing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
clever as in mentally quick and resourceful
  • "an apt pupil"
  • "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold-Bram Stoker"

Synonyms

  • apt(usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant; mentally quick and resourceful; being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
clever as in showing inventiveness and skill
  • "a clever gadget"
  • "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"
  • "an ingenious solution to the problem"

Synonyms

  • cunningshrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception ; crafty artfulness (especially in deception) ; attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness; marked by skill in deception; showing inventiveness and skill
  • ingeniousshowing inventiveness and skill