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- adv. In a shrewish way.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a shrewish manner; with scolding or rating.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a shrewish manner
My heart swelled with admiration for his maturity, then contracted shrewishly as he gallantly opened the car door for Leonie.
She apparently just called into "Hardball" to confront the shrewishly shrewd Ann Coulter for her personal attacks.
What binds it together is ultimately stronger than the misadventures of its members, the most spectacular of which is Michelle's farcical arrest for "molesting" Jordan, a minor, especially in his mother's shrewishly suspicious eyes.
Termagant was talking most shrewishly with my factory at New Sestros.
Marvellous it was to see him do this; springing from place to place, and changing his whole aspect in a flash -- now scolding shrewishly in the words of Violet Hartman, now discoursing, with the accent and manner of Prof, von Arne, upon the _psychopathia_ _sexualis_ of Genius.
"That's it," I cried shrewishly, with my back against the door.
"I won't tell you his name, either," Edith added, shrewishly.
And, because her nerves were drawn taut until they were ready to snap, Sidney turned on him shrewishly.
He is very well-favoured, and he speaks very shrewishly: one would think his mothers milk were scarce out of him.
Uniacke smiled, and laid his hand on a bell which tinkled shrewishly.
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