"you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold-Bram Stoker"
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"
cunning shrewdness 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