Pointed synonyms

poin'tĭd
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Refer is defined as to direct to for something needed, or to make a reference.
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Carefully or delicately made or done:
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Vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.
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Having spikes.
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Capable of burning, corroding or destroying organic tissue.
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Sharp in taste; sour; acid; acidulous
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(Figuratively) Keen; biting; vigorously effective and articulate; severe; as, trenchant wit.
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Vigilant; alert:
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Given to using sarcasm:
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Acting or performing with care and precision; meticulous:
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Sharp
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Sharpened; sharp-pointed.
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(Entomology) Having a stinger; stinging.
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(Botany, mycology) Tapering to a long point at its apex.
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Extremely sharp or severe; intense:
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Having a barb or barbs
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Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
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Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
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Of a cone
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The definition of conspicuous is something that is obvious or easy to see.
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Sharp-edged and pointed; knifelike:
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In the line of descent; not collateral.
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(Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
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Ending in a peak; pointed:
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Keen or acute; discerning
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Able or seeming to pierce, as:
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Describing a dive in which the knees are kept straight, but the body is bent at a right-angle at the hips
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Piercing; incisive:
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(Chiefly in combination) Having (a specified number or type of) prongs
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Having the capacity to sting.
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Very noticeable or impressive; specif., very attractive in appearance
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Sharp
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(Biology) Terminating in a mucro (an abruptly tapering point or a sharp spine) such as at the end of a leaf.
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Not clear or resonant:
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Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim.
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Slow or deficient in feeling: insensitive.
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Giving relief.
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penetrating, biting
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Gentle or kind in disposition, manners, or behavior.
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Used as an intensive with and :
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Having sharp points like needles.
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Having marks like scratches made by a needle
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Alternative form of aciculate.
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Having a cusp.
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Having a cusp or cusps
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Alternative form of cuspidate.
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Having many points
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Attracting attention; interesting; striking
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Strong or pronounced; prominent:
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Worth noticing; significant
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A measurable property of a physical system, such as mass or momentum. In quantum mechanics, observables correspond to mathematical operators used in the calculation of measurable quantities. Operators that do not commute , having a nonzero commutator , correspond to observables that cannot be precisely measured at the same time, such as momentum and position.
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Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
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Prominent is defined as someone who is known by many people.
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Strongly marked; distinct:
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Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
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Most important or notable
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Notably out of the ordinary:
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Readily attracting notice
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To build (a church) with the nave laid out in an east-west direction and the main altar usually at the eastern end.
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To serve as a guide.
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To provide with a head:
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In a direct manner; directly
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(Figuratively) To guide, steer, manage purposefully
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To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
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To bring (a gun or other weapon) to bear on; level; direct
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To arrange for the publication or display of:
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(Intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
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To identify or treat as the object of action, criticism, or change:
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To bestow; to confer.
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To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.
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To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
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To be a token or sign of; indicate; show
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To be indicative of; show
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To taper is to gradually lessen or become less thick.
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To make sharp
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Tip means to give a small amount of money to someone who's given a service.
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To set or maintain the tempo, speed, or duration of:
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Tally is defined as to count or to record an amount.
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To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
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To cause to pause or wait at a designated location.
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To determine the location of (a target, the enemy, etc.)
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(Architecture) To situate or place a building.
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To use biological senses: to either smell, watch, taste, hear or feel.
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Purpose is defined as to plan or intend to do something.
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To add or to interrupt at regular intervals
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To prove is to demonstrate or establish that something is true or to show certain abilities.
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To determine the position of; locate.
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To turn out (in a given way); to have a specified issue or result, to result (in).
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To intimate is defined as to suggest something without being direct.
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To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
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To adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane.
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(Informal) To picture mentally; imagine:
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To move an object slowly and carefully in a particular direction.
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Drift is defined as to be carried by currents or to wander aimlessly.
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A period, as used as in URLs and e-mail addresses, to separate strings of words, as in www.hmco.com .
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The definition of detail is to describe or give information about something, or to clean and shine all parts of an automobile.
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(Informal) To give a specific point of view to (a story, report, etc.)
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To sharpen by rubbing or grinding (the edge of a knife or tool); hone
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To accompany as an assistant or protector; to care for the wants of; to look after; to watch; to guard.
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To seem or appear to be:
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To affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to persuade or induce.
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(Logic) To be the name for (individuals or instances of a class)
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To designate, mention, or refer to by name
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To try; to prove, as with a touchstone.
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To mention is defined as to talk about in passing.
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The definition of advert means to call attention to something.
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(Mil.) To aim (a gun) by adjusting its direction and elevation
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To aim or focus:
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(Mining) To trace (a lode or any mineral appearance) to its head.
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To sink (the head of a nail) below, or level with, a surface
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To twist; turn; warp
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The definition of face is to turn toward someone or something, or to acknowledge and confront.
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To guide (a partner) in dancing.
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To go to or toward:
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Ending in a point.
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