Sharp synonyms

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Having a keen edge
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Referring to something that has a sharp planar surface
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Spiny or prickly.
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Keenly perceptive or discerning:
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Having spikes.
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(By extension) dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner
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Having a keen edge
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Having a keen point
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Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic:
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Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked:
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Having spikes, spiny.
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Ending in a peak; pointed:
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Carefully or delicately made or done:
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Like a spine in shape; slender.
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Having a barb or barbs
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Resembling a needle in shape
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Alternative spelling of briary.
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Having the capacity to sting.
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Having a keen point
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(Chiefly in combination) Having (a specified number or type of) prongs
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Narrowing gradually towards a point
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Having a keen point
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Having a horn or horns
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(Zoology) Having nails or claws, as opposed to hooves. Used of mammals.
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Sharpened; sharp-pointed.
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(Botany, mycology) Tapering to a long point at its apex.
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Having prickles or sharp points.
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(Mycology) covered with crystals
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Alternative form of aciculate.
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Needle-shaped; acicular.
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Handsome, convenient, nice, etc.
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The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
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Given to making caustic remarks:
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Angry, acid, and sharp in delivering argumentative replies: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.
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Showing or exercising forethought.
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The definition of audible is loud enough to be heard.
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On hand; available:
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Fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied:
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Paying attention; observant
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(Archaic) Not sleeping; awake.
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Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
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Abrupt, curt in one's manner or in relation to others.
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Of or relating to energy.
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Full of life; active; vigorous
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The definition of distinctive is a quality or characteristic that is unique to a person or thing.
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Constituting or belonging to the first, highest, or best group in a system of classification:
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Given to wearing formal or expensive clothes:
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The definition of chic is a person who is stylish or adopts current fashion trends.
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Vigilant
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(Dated, mostly British) Inducing sharp physical pain.
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Energetic or quick in movement:
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Sharply penetrating; piercing:
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Furnished with aciculae.
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Characterized by truth; not false:
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Given to forming schemes or plots; crafty, tricky, deceitful, etc.
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(Botany, of a leaf) Having a short, sharply pointed tip
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Acutely sensitive:
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(Often military) Projecting outwards, pointing outwards.
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Having or showing an alert mind or high intelligence; bright, perceptive, informed, clever, wise, etc.
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Keenly perceptive or intelligent:
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Fashionable, in fashion.
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The definition of sarcastic is a description of a sneering or ironic remark or someone who makes such remarks.
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(Dial.) Skillful or clever
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The definition of definite is something that has limits, is clear in meaning, absolutely true and positive.
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(Obs.) Being in the way
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Paying careful attention; keenly watchful
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Characterized by much action, emotion, etc.
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Being in physical motion:
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Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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Following the current style; in fashion; stylish
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Having sudden transitions from one subject or state to another; unconnected; disjointed. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
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Acerbic is defined as language or actions which are hostile or sharp.
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Characterized by acumen; keen.
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Relating to an angle or angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered; pointed; as in, an angular figure.
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(Archaic) angular; having corners
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Apt is defined as a response or result that is likely, expected or anticipated.
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The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
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Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
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Demanding great care, patience, effort, etc.; arduous
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Intensely painful; agonizing.
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Vigilant
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The definition of incisive is someone or something accurate, clear thinking or well focused.
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Displaying genius or brilliance; tending to invent.
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Lynx (attributive)
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The definition of mordant is very sarcastic and painful wit or speech.
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The definition of perspicacious is being perceptive with clear vision and good judgment.
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Appealingly provocative; charming:
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Vigilant
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Extremely rapid, hasty, or abrupt; precipitate:
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Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a sharp acrid sensation.
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Able to deal creatively and effectively with problems, difficulties, etc.
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Vigilant
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(Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
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Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
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(Archaic) Scolding, satirical, sharp.
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(Informal) expensive
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(Obsolete) subtle
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(Archaic) Cutting; sharp
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Impossible to slake or satisfy:
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Characterized by extreme emotion, especially anger:
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Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a pH of less than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a sour taste.
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Acuteness; keenness, as of thought or vision
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(Photography) Edge contrast in an image; a component of sharpness.
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(Countable) A sharp point or angle.
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The degree of distinctness of a photograph, etc.
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The quality of being mordacious; biting severity, or sarcastic quality.
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A resolute quality of mind
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A taunting, sneering, cutting, or caustic remark; gibe or jeer, generally ironic
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The condition of being spinose
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The definition of a tang is the blade of a knife that extends into the handle, a strong taste or odor or sound, or a Chinese dynasty from 618 to 906.
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To develop or improve
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To make sharp
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(Computing) To syntactically mark a sequence of letters as having a special property, such as being a keyword, e.g. by enclosing in apostrophes as in 'foo' or writing in uppercase as in FOO.
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To stimulate or make more keen.
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Out of focus; partially obscured; smudged.
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Not seen, heard, or perceived clearly; faint; dim; obscure
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Alternative form of above-board.
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Honest, especially in an manner that seems slightly blunt; candid; not reserved or disguised.
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(Mathematics) That does not have a meaning and is thus not assigned an interpretation
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Unclear; vague.
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Designating steel that is tough but malleable and contains only a small percentage of carbon
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Not excessive; acting in moderation
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Without wind or motion; still; quiet
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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Fixed; unvarying:
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Lacking good taste or showing poor taste
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Mentally slow; stupid
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Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating.
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Showing friendliness or goodwill.
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Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
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1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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The definition of blunt is someone who speaks in a direct, often rude way or something with a dull edge or point.
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Lacking in vigour or expression.
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Unaware or uninformed:
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Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
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Having or displaying a lack or small amount of intelligence.
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The definition of scruffy is someone or something that is unkempt and untidy.
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Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
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The definition of old fashioned is someone or something that is behind the times, not up to date and often no longer considered relevant.
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The definition of boring is something for making holes.
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Unwilling to do work or make an effort.
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Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
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Having sharp points like needles.
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Having a cusp.
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Ending in a point.
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Having a cusp or cusps
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Alternative form of cuspidate.
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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 many points
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Unique, such that it cannot be mistaken for something else.
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Alert is defined as being awake and functioning at an energetic level.
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Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.
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Alternative spelling of quick-witted.
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Having or exhibiting keenly perceptive intellect.
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Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
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Of something that investigates or explores deeply.
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Aware of or careful about the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others:
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Skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially by the use of cunning or craft.
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Subtly deceitful; sly; cunning; artful
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(Now Rare) Skillful or clever
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Foxlike; crafty; wily; sly
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Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
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Requiring great skill or care
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Full of wiles; cunning.
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(Mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
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That contracts bodily tissue and checks secretions, capillary bleeding, etc.; styptic
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Eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, hanging, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as the corrosive action of an acid.
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Biting, sharp, acrid, or caustic
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The definition of scathing is something or someone severely and harshly critical.
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Dashing; pelting:
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Pugnacious or bellicose
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Of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol
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(Of pain or hunger) severe or intense
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Characterized by a sensation of cutting, piercing, or stabbing.
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Marked by severity or intensity
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(Of pain) sharp, intense
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Piquant; zesty:
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A la mode is defined as trendy or in style.
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Full of dash or spirit; bold and lively
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Of or characteristic of the mods or the styles they favored
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Being in or conforming to the prevailing or current fashion; stylish:
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Stylish, elegant, exclusive (expensive).
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The definition of trig is in good condition, neat or precise.
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Of a superior type; especially, exhibiting admirable personal qualities.
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Holding office; having power:
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Lively or energetic; brisk:
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(Slang) Of, like, or for effeminate male homosexuals
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(Slang) High-toned; luxurious; stylish
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(Slang) of, or in accordance with the latest trend, fashion or hype
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Sophisticated, aware, up-to-date, etc.
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Sudden and shrill:
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Mentally quick and original
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Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
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Deceitfully clever
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Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
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So sharp as to cause mental pain
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Of great significance; momentous:
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Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation
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Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation
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The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
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The definition of usual is something common or regularly used.
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Able to recognize or draw fine distinctions or judgments:
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Having the ability to penetrate
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changing suddenly in direction and degree
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changing suddenly in direction and degree
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That exists and evolved within the confines of an ecosystem.
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Not sharpened.
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Having the color of fire; brightly red:
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Having a sharp point or edge.
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Having a keen edge
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Made more accurate or precise.
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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
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