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
Police need to direct resources and expertise shrewdly to address these reports.A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat|Annie Gaus|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back in November, SNL shrewdly skewered its diversity problem with its Kerry Washington-hosted outing.Finally! ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hires Sasheer Zamata, First Black Female Cast Member in 5 Years|Kevin Fallon|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The astronomical valuation of Tesla could be a sign that investors are shrewdly predicting the future.Tesla’s Rise Forces Other Automakers to Up Their Electric Car Game|Daniel Gross|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As USA Today shrewdly noted: “Analysts expect water to hold on to its top spot for years to come.”Are Americans Done With Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Dr Pepper?|William O’Connor|July 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She notes that the global financial system has shrewdly come up with ways to help children spend money.How Jeroo Billimoria Is Turning Poor Kids Into Savers|Daniel Gross|March 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The old earl's property, the source of his wealth, as from his title the reader will have shrewdly guessed, was in collieries.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
As to the new scheme respecting the Netherlands, he shrewdly propounded a dilemma which silenced Pomponne and Torcy.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
He shrewdly suspected that the infinite peace of the landscape would prove the best tonic for her overwrought mind.
Talpers shrewdly figured that the less cash he gave Jim, the more surely he could keep his hold on the half-breed.
He wrongd you shrewdly,He toyld to climbe vp to the Phoenix nest,And in his prints leaues your ascent more easie.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
British Dictionary definitions for shrewd
- piercinga shrewd wind