shrewishly


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shrew·ish

 (shro͞o′ĭsh)
adj.
Ill-tempered; nagging.

shrew′ish·ly adv.
shrew′ish·ness n.
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Adv.1.shrewishly - in a shrewish manner
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shrewishly

advgiftig
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Only Jessica Stone as the Magraths' shrewishly judgmental cousin is nudged too far into caricature.
Clad in sensible shoes and even more sensible all-weather jacket - invariably coloured beige - she'll shrewishly scratch down on her ring-bound notebook verdicts on the quality of the half pint of ale being studiously sipped.
The snows of the alpine region were seen as nothing more than `stored water', and rivers like the Snowy and its tributaries, instead of sensibly nourishing the continent's thirsty heart, flowed wastefully and shrewishly into the sea.