Origin of shrewd
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OTHER WORDS FROM shrewdshrewd·ly, adverbshrewd·ness, nounun·shrewd, adjectiveun·shrewd·ly, adverb
How to use shrewd in a sentence
I know Ron Prosor, and he is not only one of the very shrewdest diplomats Israel fields, but also in no sense a soft-liner.
The shrewdest mind to occupy the Oval Office in our lifetime still has one of the most impressive hard drives around.Bill Clinton Warns About Supreme Court Ruling Against Obamacare|Gail Sheehy|June 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And, in one of the shrewdest personnel moves of his career, he appointed General George Marshall as secretary of State.
Not for nothing have critics and admirers alike described Obama as among the shrewdest politicians in a long time.
It requires the shrewdest scrutiny to keep out matter that does not help the thought forward.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Perhaps a quotation from Odysseus, shrewdest of European observers of Turkey, can give the answer.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Here, as everywhere in life, knowledge is power, and expert knowledge confers mastery over the shrewdest untrained mind.
If to look before you leap be wisdom, you ought to be the shrewdest fellow in the country.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)|Charles James Lever
Several hundreds of our shrewdest men of affairs are making fortunes upon the London Stock Exchange.Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo|E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for shrewd
- piercinga shrewd wind