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synonyms for shrewdest

  • astute
  • cagey
  • canny
  • crafty
  • farsighted
  • ingenious
  • judicious
  • keen
  • penetrating
  • perceptive
  • probing
  • prudent
  • sensible
  • sharp
  • slick
  • sly
  • smart
  • wily
  • wise
  • acute
  • argute
  • artful
  • astucious
  • brainy
  • calculating
  • cunning
  • cutting
  • deep
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • foxy
  • heady
  • in the know
  • inside
  • knowing
  • on the inside
  • on top of
  • perspicacious
  • piercing
  • profound
  • quick-witted
  • sagacious
  • savvy
  • shark
  • slippery
  • smooth
  • streetwise
  • tricky
  • underhand
  • up on
  • wised up

antonyms for shrewdest

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  • blunt
  • dull
  • foolish
  • honest
  • idiotic
  • ignorant
  • inept
  • obtuse
  • senseless
  • slow
  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • unreasonable
  • unstylish
  • unwise
  • frivolous
  • naive
  • unthinking
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It requires the shrewdest scrutiny to keep out matter that does not help the thought forward.
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Perhaps a quotation from Odysseus, shrewdest of European observers of Turkey, can give the answer.
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Here, as everywhere in life, knowledge is power, and expert knowledge confers mastery over the shrewdest untrained mind.
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If to look before you leap be wisdom, you ought to be the shrewdest fellow in the country.
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Several hundreds of our shrewdest men of affairs are making fortunes upon the London Stock Exchange.
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What sort of a verdict would the shrewdest gipsy pass upon the monk of La Trappe?
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He went to work, and this was how one of the wealthiest and shrewdest New York business men got his start.
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Collins could see no harm in revealing that one of the shrewdest lawyers in the city was looking after his interests.
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It is evident the physician had not the shrewdest insight, or he would have granted this heady maniac his way.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
They are generally the shrewdest, cunningest, cleverest, laziest people you can find.
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