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shrewd
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • "Dear old Hogwarts," he said, looking up at the castle and smiling; his teeth were rather yellow, and Harry noticed that his smile did not extend to his eyes, which remained cold and shrewd.
  • Then a long tear near the brim opened wide like a mouth, and the hat broke into song: A thousand years or more ago, When I was newly sewn, There lived four wizards of renown, Whose names are still well known: Bold Gryffindor, from wild moor, Fair Ravenclaw, from glen, Sweet Hufflepuff, from valley broad, Shrewd Slytherin, from fin.
  • You’re not by any chance writing out a new order form, are you?" said Mrs. Weasley shrewdly.
  • Yeah, but he’s not the one who decides who the champion is, is he?" said Fred shrewdly.

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

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