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shrewd
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The Winter's Tale
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  • Sir, you yourself Have said and writ so,—but your writing now Is colder than that theme,—’She had not been, Nor was not to be equall’d’; thus your verse Flow’d with her beauty once; ’tis shrewdly ebb’d, To say you have seen a better.

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

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