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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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(29) See Richard Madelaine, '"He speaks very shrewishly": Apprentice-training and The Taming of the Shrew', in Gender and Power in Shrew-Taming Narratives, 1500-1700, eds David Wootton and Graham Holderness (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), pp.
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.