расторопный

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EtymologyEdit

From рас- (ras-) +‎ торопи́ть (toropítʹ, to hurry) +‎ -ный (-nyj). Cognate with Ukrainian розторо́пний (roztorópnyj), Polish roztropny (clever) and more distantly Lithuanian tar̃pti (to succeed, to prosper) (1sg. tarpstù), tarpà (prosperity).

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расторо́пный (rastorópnyj) (comparative (по)расторо́пнее or (по)расторо́пней)

  1. (colloquial) prompt, efficient, and quick-witted

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