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intelligent / clever / bright / smart / acute (of sight and hearing)
intelligence and wisdom
highly intelligent (idiom)
to get smart / to resort to petty tricks
clever-clever / clever in trivial matters / sharp but petty-minded
clever and quick-witted
to think oneself clever (idiom)
a clever person may become the victim of his own ingenuity (idiom); cleverness may overreach itself / too smart for one's own good
exceptionally intelligent (idiom)
too clever by half / excessive ingenuity
extremely bright (idiom)
even the wisest can have a momentary lapse in judgment (idiom) / every man has a fool in his sleeve
wise after the event (idiom); with hindsight, one should have predicted it
if one is too calculating, it will be the cause of one's own undoing (famous line in "A Dream of Red Mansions" 紅樓夢|红楼梦)

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