adjective, shrewd·er, shrewd·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for shrewdest
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.
He spoke of business like the shrewdest and readiest of practical men.Frenzied Finance|Thomas W. Lawson
He is the shrewdest fellow in the world, but no one is smart enough to save himself from mistake at all times.The Wilderness Fugitives|Edward S. Ellis
An Indian jockey is the shrewdest of his class, and is an adept at all the tricks of the trade.Ted Strong's Motor Car|Edward C. Taylor
He was the hardest, shrewdest, and cunningest miser in the county.The Story Of Kennett|Bayard Taylor
One of the shrewdest acts of Mr. Gladstone's career was his disruption of the suffrage organisation in England.My Own Story|Emmeline Pankhurst
British Dictionary definitions for shrewdest
- piercinga shrewd wind