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shrewd
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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Definition
smart — especially in negotiating with people (may infer underhanded dealings)
  • In the twilight the memory of him was very sharp, the soft pink skin aging on his fine cheekbones, the thin aristocratic nose, the eyes, so shrewd and yet so loving.
    p. 20.1
  • Hannah's shrewd little eyes studied the girl's downcast face.
    p. 170.1
  • In the midst of the pandemonium Gershom Bulkeley quietly reached for the copybook, studied it carefully, and turned a shrewd, deliberative eye upon Kit.
    p. 215.6
  • With a shrewd look at his niece, Matthew Wood interceded for her.
    p. 223.3

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