shrewd

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artful, tricky or cunning
showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters
streetwise
characterized by skill at understanding and profiting by circumstances
Inclining to shrew; disposing to curse or scold; hence, vicious; malicious; evil; wicked; mischievous; vexatious; rough; unfair; shrewish
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
Artful; wily; cunning; arch
Able or clever in practical affairs; sharp in business; astute; sharp-witted; sagacious; keen; as, a shrewd observer; a shrewd design; a shrewd reply
used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"
A shrewd person is able to understand and judge a situation quickly and to use this understanding to their own advantage. She's a shrewd businesswoman
{s} clever, sharp, crafty; intelligent, judicious, astute
shrewdly
{a} cunningly, artfully, vexatiously
shrewdness
{n} archness, sly cunning, petulance
shrewder
comparative of shrewd
shrewdest
superlative of shrewd
shrewdly
In a shrewd manner
shrewdly
cleverly, craftily; intelligently, judiciously, astutely
shrewdly
in a shrewd manner; "he invested his fortune astutely"
shrewdness
The quality of being shrewd
shrewdness
An invented collective name for a group of apes
shrewdness
{i} cleverness, craftiness; intelligence, judiciousness, astuteness
shrewdness
intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
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