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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; Well judged and likely to be right.

Usage examples (31)
  • His face was long and thin, his expression shrewd and good-natured, his limbs were long and ungainly.
  • "The home conversation was rich in shrewd remarks, bright with playfulness and humour and occasional flashes of wit."
  • She was not what they call shrewd or sharp at all -- better she had been. "
  • He was known as a shrewd, aggressive man, and was sent to for more
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