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Search phrase: shrewd

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All's Well That Ends WellAW III.v.67.1A shrewd turn, if she pleased.A shrewd turne if she pleas'd.
All's Well That Ends WellAW IV.v.61A shrewd knave and an unhappy.A shrewd knaue and an vnhappie.
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.ix.5.1A shrewd one to's.a shrew'd one too's.
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.170That have endured shrewd days and nights with usThat haue endur'd shrew'd daies, and nights with vs,
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.iv.206a shrewd thrust at your belly.made a shrewd Thrust at your Belly.
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.123These women are shrewd tempters with their tongues.These women are shrewd tempters with their tongues.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iii.41That bears so shrewd a maim; two pulls at once – That beares so shrewd a mayme: two Pulls at once;
Henry VIIIH8 I.iii.7A fit or two o'th' face – but they are shrewd ones;A fit or two o'th'face, (but they are shrewd ones)
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.177A shrewd turn and he's your friend for ever.’A shrewd turne, and hee's your friend for euer:
Julius CaesarJC II.i.158A shrewd contriver; and you know his means,A shrew'd Contriuer. And you know, his meanes
King JohnKJ V.v.14Ah, foul, shrewd news! Beshrew thy very heart!Ah fowle, shrew'd newes. Beshrew thy very hart:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.12Ay, and a shrewd unhappy gallows too.I, and a shrewd vnhappy gallowes too.
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.237shall beat you to your tent, and prove a shrewd Caesarshall beat you to your Tent, and proue a shrewd Casar
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.243There are some shrewd contents in yond same paperThere are some shrewd contents in yond same Paper,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.216is shrewd construction made of her. Now, Sir John,is shrewd construction made of her. Now (Sir Iohn)
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.33Or else you are that shrewd and knavish spriteOr else you are that shrew'd and knauish spirit
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.323O, when she is angry she is keen and shrewd.O when she's angry, she is keene and shrewd,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.17husband if thou be so shrewd of thy tongue.husband, if thou be so shrewd of thy tongue.
OthelloOth III.iii.426'Tis a shrewd doubt, though it be but a dream:'Tis a shrew'd doubt, though it be but a Dreame.
Richard IIR2 III.ii.59To lift shrewd steel against our golden crown,To lift shrewd Steele against our Golden Crowne,
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.35A parlous boy! Go to, you are too shrewd.A parlous Boy: go too, you are too shrew'd.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.177Her eldest sister is so curst and shrewdHer elder sister is so curst and shrew'd,
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.59And wish thee to a shrewd ill-favoured wife?And wish thee to a shrew'd ill-fauour'd wife?
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.69As old as Sibyl, and as curst and shrewdAs old as Sibell, and as curst and shrow'd
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.89And shrewd and froward so beyond all measureAnd shrow'd, and froward, so beyond all measure,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.ii.190That's Antenor. He has a shrewd wit, I canThat's Antenor, he has a shrow'd wit I can
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.iii.33shrewd measure; take heed! If one be mad, or hang orshrowd / Measure, take heede; if one be mad, or hang or

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Venus and AdonisVen.500 Thy eyes' shrewd tutor, that hard heart of thine, Thy eyes shrowd tutor, that hard heart of thine,

Glossary

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bittersharp, shrewd, keen
keenperceptive, sensitive, shrewd
parlousshrewd, sharp, wily
politicprudent, cautious, discreet, shrewd
shrewdharsh, hard, severe
shrewdwily, cunning, mischievous
shrewdharmful, dangerous, injurious
shrewdmalicious, nasty, vicious
shrewdominous, telling; or: bitter, vexatious
shrewdknowing, artful, smart
shrewdshrewish, bad-tempered, difficult
worthygood, sensible, shrewd

Thesaurus

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shrewdpolitic
shrewdkeen
shrewdparlous
shrewdbitter
shrewdworthy

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