A small amount of the speculation was based on likelihoods, past patterns, shrewd judgments.
At least until some shrewd Fox News exec gives them their own show.
Chief Justice Roberts is a brilliant legal mind and a shrewd political tactician.
Nor is the stubborn, shrewd prime minsiter known to capitulate easily, or to misread public sentiment.
They listen to their shrewd father, Tywin Lannister, smear their dead son in front of his corpse.
She was a shrewd child and a generous one when her sympathies were aroused.
He, however, was too shrewd to give them a chance of finding that out.
Now there came into the childish face a look of shrewd and calculating wisdom.
No, I think you're too shrewd to be caught in that class, Cal.
And I find that M. Bayle, shrewd as he is, is not always free from this confusion.
c.1300, "wicked, evil," from shrewe "wicked man" (see shrew). Cf. crabbed from crab (n.), dogged from dog (n.), wicked from witch (n.). The sense of "cunning" is first recorded 1510s. Related: Shrewdly; shrewdness. Strutt's "Sports and Pastimes of the People of England" (1801) has a shrewdness of apes for a company or group of them. Shrewdie "cunning person" is from 1916.