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Synonyms for shrewd

having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

Synonyms for shrewd

marked by practical hardheaded intelligence


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Williams 'one of the best signings' MANAGER Les Parry has paid tribute to Tranmere Rovers' miserly defence - and says goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams, above, has been one of his shrewdest ever signings.
Thomas Trotter The Town Hall Tradition Wolverhampton-based Regent Records have for many years held a proud reputation for issuing highquality CDs of mainly organ and church music; their owner and recording engineer Gary Cole has one of the shrewdest ears in the business, as, having worked with him, I can vouch.
We have more than 80 of the country's shrewdest business brains agreeing that any increase in National Insurance will raise employment costs, losing thousands of jobs.
In fact, it may come down to the captains, which of them can get the most runs and which of them can be shrewdest in their decision-making in the field.
So there you have it: In life and in reality shows, the shrewdest may win, but it's the stupid who make all the noise.
Still, his focus on boomers might have been his shrewdest (or most cynical) political move yet.
Sir Mark Prescott, one of the shrewdest operators in the business, thought this colt good enough to merit an entry for the St Leger.
Jamie Moore is one of the shrewdest jocks around and he should be on the mark with Dev (3.
The most secretive and elusive of the large carnivores, a leopard is also the shrewdest over all the wild animals.
GARY Moore is one of the shrewdest trainers in the business and his Wine 'N Dine looks primed to run a big race on his handicap debut at Kempton.
Jewell rates Skoko as one of his shrewdest captures and will step in if he receives any encouragement from his old employers.
Trade experts believe the shrewdest way to enter the Asian market is through Hong Kong.
24, 1972, issue of HFD said, industry observers were split into two camps: "Those who thought the Brothers Gimbel had lost their marbles and those that thought it might be one of the shrewdest maneuvers made by the huge department store.
They include some of the world's shrewdest financiers and operators, in contrast with how the West often perceives the Middle East.