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Another word for sharp

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Adjective
  1. Having a fine edge, as for cutting

    See also:

    sharp

  2. Clearly defined; not ambiguous

    See also:

    clear

  3. Possessing or displaying perceptions of great accuracy and sensitivity

    See also:

    sharp

    careful

  4. Marked by severity or intensity

    See also:

    big

  5. Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation

    See also:

    taste

    smells

Another word for sharp

Synonym Study

  • Acute literally implies sharp-pointedness and figuratively suggests a penetrating or poignant quality acute hearing, distress, etc. and often connotes suddenness and severity an acute heart attack
  • Sharp and keen both apply to that which is cutting, biting, incisive, or piercing, as because of a fine edge, but sharp more often implies a harsh cutting quality a sharp pain, tongue, flavor, etc. and keen often suggests a pleasantly biting or stimulating quality keen wit, delight, etc. or a marked enthusiasm or intensity a keen student