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worldly-wise
adj. experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
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advisable
adj. worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise; "such action is neither necessary nor advisable"; "extreme caution is advisable"; "it is advisable to telephone first"
sensible, judicious
adj. proceeding from good judgment
tricksy, wily, tricky, sly, slick, knavish, guileful, foxy, dodgy, cunning, crafty
adj. marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
shrewd, sharp, astute
adj. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
expedient
adj. serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
advantageous
adj. appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness
penurious, parsimonious
adj. excessively unwilling to spend; "parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses"; "lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence"
intelligent
adj. having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"
comme il faut, seemly, decorous, decent, comely, becoming
adj. according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
thrifty, careful
adj. mindful of the future in spending money; "careful with money"
prudent
adj. careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
heady, wise, judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
thrifty
adj. careful and diligent in the use of resources
scotch, stinting, sparing, frugal, economical
adj. avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
wise
adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
Machiavellian
adj. of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended; "Machiavellian thinking"
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unscrupulous, crafty, cunning
adj. without scruples or principles; "unscrupulous politicos who would be happy to sell...their country in order to gain power"
judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
sagacious
adj. skillful in statecraft or management; "an astute and sagacious statesman"
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inexpedient, unwise
adj. not appropriate to the purpose
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