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shrewd

 
 
pronunciation:
shrud
part of speech: adjective
inflections: shrewder, shrewdest
definition: clever and careful.
A shrewd customer always looks for the best price before buying.
synonyms:
cunning
similar words:
acute, clever, crafty, farsighted, keen, prudent, wise
derivations: shrewdly (adv.), shrewdness (n.)