shrewdly
adverb see shrewd

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shrewdly — shrewd UK US /ʃruːd/ adjective ► able to judge people and situations well and make good decisions: »My one big regret is about money I wish I d been more shrewd. »Simon is an extremely shrewd businessman. »The time is ripe for shrewd investors to …   Financial and business terms

  • shrewdly — adv. Shrewdly is used with these verbs: ↑calculate, ↑eye, ↑observe …   Collocations dictionary

  • shrewdly — shrewd ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing sharp powers of judgement; astute. DERIVATIVES shrewdly adverb shrewdness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «evil in nature or character»: from SHREW(Cf. ↑shrew) in the obsolete sense «evil person or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Shrewdly — Shrewd Shrewd, a. [Compar. {Shrewder}; superl. {Shrewdest}.] [Originally the p. p. of shrew, v.t.] 1. Inclining to shrew; disposing to curse or scold; hence, vicious; malicious; evil; wicked; mischievous; vexatious; rough; unfair; shrewish.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrewdly — See shrewd. * * * …   Universalium

  • shrewdly — adverb In a shrewd manner …   Wiktionary

  • shrewdly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. knowingly, cleverly, slyly, foxily, trickily, sagaciously, astutely, skillfully, ably, smartly, guilefully, deceptively, cunningly, perspicaciously, intelligently, judiciously, neatly, coolly, handily, facilely, adroitly …   English dictionary for students

  • shrewdly — adv. cleverly, craftily; intelligently, judiciously, astutely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shrewdly — shrewd·ly …   English syllables

  • shrewdly — See: shrewd …   English dictionary

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