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shrewd
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’No,’ said the doctor, with a very shrewd and satisfied look.
  • He is a strange creature, but a shrewd one, and might prove of material assistance to us; I should say that he was bred a lawyer, and quitted the Bar in disgust because he had only one brief and a motion of course, in twenty years, though whether that is recommendation or not, you must determine for yourselves.’

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

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