To raise or increase the quantity or degree of; intensify.
To sharpen to a point, as a pencil
To become gradually narrower or thinner toward one end.
To sharpen by rubbing or grinding (the edge of a knife or tool); hone
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
To become excited or stimulated:
To become intense or increase in intensity
To grind is defined as to crush, reduce to a powder using friction or to rub two surfaces together forcefully.
The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
The definition of clarify is to make something more clear or easier to understand.
To initiate (a lawsuit):
Soften is defined as to make more soft or more gentle.
To dull the edge of (a knife, for example).
Obscure is defined as to make confusing or hard to see.
To make difficult to know or understand; make obscure or uncertain:
To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
To make or become thick or thicker:
Find another word for sharpening. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sharpening, like: heightening, pointing, tapering, focalizing, focussing, whetting, stimulating, quickening, intensifying, honing and grinding.