shrewly

adverb
shrew·​ly

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History and Etymology for shrewly

obsolete English shrew, adjective, evil, malicious (from Middle English shrewe, from shrewe, noun, evil person) + English -ly

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“Shrewly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shrewly. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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