Shrewd vs Violent - What's the difference?
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Shrewd is a related term of violent.
In archaic|lang=en terms the difference between shrewd and violent
is that shrewd
is (archaic) scolding, satirical, sharp while violent
is (archaic) to urge with violence.
As adjectives the difference between shrewd and violent
is that shrewd
is showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters while violent
is involving extreme force or motion.
As a verb violent is
(archaic) to urge with violence.
As a noun violent is
(obsolete) an assailant.
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.
Involving extreme force or motion.
Involving physical conflict.
- A violent wind ripped the branch from the tree.
Likely to use physical force.
- We would rather negotiate, but we will use violent means if needed.
- The escaped prisoners are considered extremely violent .
(obsolete) Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural.
- The artist expressed his emotional theme through violent colors.
* T. Burnet
- These violent delights have violent ends.
- No violent state can be perpetual.
- Ease would recant / Vows made in pain, as violent and void.
(archaic) To urge with violence.
(obsolete) An assailant.