Part of speech:
Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
Having the ability to perceive; keen in discernment.
Handsome, convenient, nice, etc.
The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
Having, showing, or requiring great insight or understanding:
Having an acute angle.
Aware of or careful about the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others:
Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic:
Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
(Of talk, text, etc.) Brief and to the point. (Esp. in make it crisp.)
(Not comparable) That is used for cutting.
The definition of precise is exact.
Having or showing a lack or deficiency of intelligence
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
Able to recognize or draw fine distinctions or judgments:
having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
Very loud; shrill:
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
- Biting implies a caustic or stinging quality that makes a deep impression on the mind his biting satire
- Cutting implies incisive qualities but also connotes such harshness or sarcasm as to hurt the feelings his cutting allusion to her inefficiency
- Trenchant implies clean-cut expression that results in sharply defined categories, differences, etc. a trenchant analysis
- Incisive is applied to speech or writing that seems to penetrate directly to the heart of the matter, resulting in a clear and unambiguous statement an incisive criticism
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