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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings).

Usage examples (35)
  • The accumulation of fortunes through foresight, unusual capacity, energy, thrift, and native honorable shrewdness is in itself no crime.
  • Shrewd beyond most men, his shrewdness was the clear, piercing vision of a clean, single heart, that knew not how to
  • There is a kind of shrewdness many men have that enables them to get money.
  • You don't stay in office as Premier unless you have some kind of shrewdness as a politician. for more
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