clever


clever
01. She's a [clever] little girl who learns very quickly.
02. Dave is [clever] at many different things and has had all kinds of jobs.
03. You might be able to figure out the riddle because you're much [cleverer] than I am.
04. He was well known in school for his [cleverness]. In fact, he got the best marks in the class in every subject.
05. My wife has a [clever] little device that peels and cores apples in a few seconds.
06. Alex is a [clever] 14-year-old who already gets paid to help people with their computer problems.
07. Her son isn't very [clever], but he certainly puts a lot of effort into his schoolwork.
08. My mom was very [clever] with her hands and made almost all our clothes for us as kids.
09. Mojo is a [clever] little dog who brings us the newspaper every morning.
10. The fox has always been known as a very [clever] animal which is difficult to catch.
11. Sherlock Holmes was a very [clever] detective who always found the solutions to mysterious crimes.
12. Smoking a cigarette in the school washroom wasn't a very [clever] thing to do.
13. The bank robbers were [cleverly] disguised as security guards.
14. A Japanese proverb observes that the [cleverest] of lies only lasts a week.
15. A Chinese Proverb notes that a [clever] person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.
16. A French Proverb advises that it's good to be [clever], but not to show it.
17. Euripides once observed that [cleverness] is not wisdom.
18. Ariel Durant once suggested that one of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a [clever] thing to say.
19. Francois LaRochefoucauld once said that the height of [cleverness] is being able to conceal it.
20. Stendhal once claimed that all religions are founded on the fear of the many and the [cleverness] of the few.

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