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shrewd
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Henry VIII
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  • As far as I see, all the good our English Have got by the late voyage is but merely A fit or two o’ the face; but they are shrewd ones; For when they hold ’em, you would swear directly Their very noses had been counsellors To Pepin or Clotharius, they keep state so.
  • The common voice, I see, is verified Of thee, which says thus, "Do my Lord of Canterbury A shrewd turn, and he is your friend for ever."

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

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