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argute

Line breaks: ar¦gute
Pronunciation: /ɑːˈɡjuːt/

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Definition of argute in English:

adjective

rare
Shrewd.

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin argutus 'made clear, proved, accused', from arguere.

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