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used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

2 uses
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smart — especially in negotiating with people (may infer underhanded dealings)
  • But when night comes and sleep takes hold of all, I lie on my couch, and shrewd cares, thick thronging about my inmost heart, disquiet me in my sorrowing.
    Book 19 (86% in)
  • And thus men spake looking each one to his neighbour: 'Verily he has a good eye, and a shrewd turn for a bow!
    Book 21 (91% in)

There are no more uses of "shrewd" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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