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English adjective: shrewd

1. shrewd marked by practical hardheaded intelligence


SamplesA smart businessman.
An astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease.
He was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow.


Synonymsastute, sharp


Similarsmart


Antonymsstupid

2. shrewd used of persons


SamplesThe most calculating and selfish men in the community.


Synonymscalculating, calculative, conniving, scheming


Similarhard


Antonymssoft









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