Shrewd vs Biting - What's the difference?
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Shrewd is a related term of biting.
As adjectives the difference between shrewd and biting
is that shrewd
is showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters while biting
is causing a stinging sensation.
As a verb biting is
As a noun biting is
the action of the verb to bite
showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters
artful, tricky or cunning
, date=November 10
, author=Jeremy Wilson
, title=tEngland Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report
, passage=The most persistent tormentor was Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who scored a hat-trick in last month’s corresponding fixture in Iceland. His ability to run at defences is instantly striking, but it is his clever use of possession that has persuaded some shrewd
judges that he is an even better prospect than Theo Walcott. }}
(archaic) Scolding, satirical, sharp.
* 1599 ,
- LEONATO. By my troth, niece, thou wilt never get thee a husband, if thou be so shrewd of thy tongue.
The action of the verb to bite .
An occurrence of a bite.
Causing a stinging sensation.
Cutting or incisive.
- a biting wind
Tending to bite.
- a biting criticism
- a biting insect