Shrew



noun
1.
a woman of violent temper and speech; termagant.
noun
1.
any of several small, mouselike insectivores of the genus Sorex and related genera, having a long, sharp snout.
noun
1.
Also called shrewmouse. any small mouse-like long-snouted mammal, such as Sorex araneus (common shrew), of the family Soricidae: order Insectivora (insectivores) See also water shrew related adjective soricine
2.
a bad-tempered or mean-spirited woman

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    adjective, shrewder, shrewdest. 1. astute or sharp in practical matters: a shrewd politician. 2. keen; piercing. 3. artful (def 1). 4. Archaic. malicious. 5. Obsolete. bad1 . 6. Obsolete. shrewish. adjective 1. astute and penetrating, often with regard to business 2. artful and crafty: a shrewd politician 3. (obsolete) piercing: a shrewd wind spiteful

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