adjective, shrewd·er, shrewd·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for shrewdness
In the arc of his life, we see a man who earned his place in history through struggle and shrewdness; persistence and faith.Full Text of President Obama's Eulogy for Nelson Mandela|The Daily Beast|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he had a greater respect than ever for the shrewdness of the business manager of Carvel & Company.The Crisis, Complete|Winston Churchill
People were able to quote few definite opinions uttered by "Silent Simon," but any that could be quoted were shrewdness itself.Simon|J. Storer Clouston
In this letter Borrow gives another illustration of his shrewdness.The Life of George Borrow|Herbert Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for shrewdness
- piercinga shrewd wind