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used in And Then There Were None

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smart — especially in negotiating with people (may infer underhanded dealings)
  • Always looked half asleep, but was shrewd as could be when it came to a point of law.
    p. 33.8
shrewd = smart
  • The faded blue eyes, shrewd in spite of their age, sized up Lombard.
    p. 21.3
  • Where had he seen that frog-like face, that tortoise-like neck, that hunched up attitude—yes, and those pale shrewd little eyes?
    p. 33.7
  • Dr. Armstrong said shrewdly: "But now-you think differently?"
    p. 128.9
  • Rogers said shrewdly: "But you've got an idea, Mr. Blore.
    p. 155.5

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