Pointed synonyms

poin'tĭd
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Very sharp; keen:
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Acutely sensitive:
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Having spikes.
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Cutting or sarcastic in utterance; biting
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Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
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(Figuratively) Keen; biting; vigorously effective and articulate; severe; as, trenchant wit.
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Free from mistakes or errors; precise
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Having a sharp point
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(Entomology) Having a stinger; stinging.
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Tapering gradually to a sharp point, as the tips of certain leaves.
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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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Attracting attention by being unexpected, unusual, outstanding, or egregious; striking
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Sharp-edged and pointed; knifelike:
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Proceeding without interruption in a straight course or line; not deviating or swerving:
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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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Able or seeming to penetrate:
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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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Caustic; cutting; sarcastic
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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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That strikes or is on strike
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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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Having the shape of a needle:
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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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Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
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Worthy of notice; 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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Noticeable or conspicuous:
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Widely known; specif., significant and widely know within a particular field
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Spoken; voiced.
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Worthy of remark or notice
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Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding:
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A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
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Ending in a point.
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