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Word: shrewd

shrewd
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  • adj marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    Synonyms

    astute, sharp

    Examples
    • a 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
  • adj acting with a specific goal
    Examples
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010