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1. shrewd

adjective. ['ˈʃruːd'] marked by practical hardheaded intelligence.

Synonyms

  • astute
  • sharp

Antonyms

  • overt
  • easy
  • ease

Etymology

  • shrewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Shrewd

  • misconstrued
  • yongchaiyudh
  • construed
  • protrude
  • preclude
  • extrude
  • exclude
  • conclude
  • ballyhooed
  • unglued
  • subdued
  • shampooed
  • seclude
  • reviewed
  • obtrude
  • nonfood
  • maksoud
  • intrude
  • include
  • imbued
  • eschewed
  • debuted
  • tattooed
  • spewed
  • skewed
  • screwed
  • renewed
  • pursued
  • masoud
  • masood

How do you pronounce shrewd?

Pronounce shrewd as ʃrud.

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How do you spell shrewd? Is it shrewed ?

A common misspelling of shrewd is shrewed

Sentences with shrewd


1. Adjective
Meet any jokes about blowing off work with shrewd retorts.

Quotes about shrewd


1. I find that the Amazon comments often are exceptionally shrewd and insightful, so I'm not going to diss them. But you don't really have any guarantees that what you're reading wasn't written out of friendship or spite.
- Michael Dirda

2. I’m a natural salesman. I sold my soul to the devil. I’m so shrewd that I got pennies on the dollar for it. Ha! Wait, a buyer who gets pennies on the dollar is the clever one in the deal. Damn it! Lucifer tricked me!
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. shrewd

adjective. ['ˈʃruːd'] used of persons.

Synonyms

  • calculative
  • hard
  • calculating
  • scheming

Antonyms

  • effortless
  • undemanding
  • softness
  • sensitive

Etymology

  • shrewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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