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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shrewishlyadverb

    in a shrewish manner


  1. shrewishlyadverb

    In a shrewish way.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shrewishlyadverb

    Petulantly; peevishly; clamorously; frowardly.

    Etymology: from shrewish.

    He speaks very shrewishly; one would think his mother’s milk were scarce out of him. William Shakespeare.


  1. shrewishly

    Shrewishly refers to acting or behaving like a shrew, meaning in a manner that is ill-tempered, scolding, nagging or sharp-tongued. It often refers to behavior considered excessively nagging or complaining.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shrewishly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shrewishly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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