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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a practical, hardheaded, and clever manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective, : a shrewd politician
  • "the infected" (a euphemism shrewdly referenced in posters in the background of certain scenes in this movie).
  • He’s what you might call shrewdly inattentive, an approach that’s allowed him to carry on with the life he wants.
  • But is "shrewdly", which has connotations of dishonesty, the best term here? for more
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