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shrewd
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • The vulgar freedom and folly of the eldest left her no recommendation, and as Elinor was not blinded by the beauty, or the shrewd look of the youngest, to her want of real elegance and artlessness, she left the house without any wish of knowing them better.

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  • She is a shrewd negotiator.
  • She watched him with a shrewd eye.

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