Trenchant synonyms

trĕn'chənt
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Quickly proceeding to judgment and forceful in expression; decisive; forthright.
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Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing:
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Acutely sensitive:
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Strong and healthy; robust:
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Sharp intellectually
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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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Sharp and piercing to the mind; poignant; painful
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Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
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Having a cutting edge
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Pertaining to, or indicating, a crisis or turning point.
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(Gram.) Designating or of a present tense or past tense in which a form of do is used as an auxiliary for emphasis (Ex.: I do care, we did go)
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Appealing
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Not easily captured or defeated:
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Changing; active; in motion.
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Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
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Having or showing strong feeling or great seriousness:
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Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
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Having or expressing a meaning:
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Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
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Sharp intellectually
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The definition of comprehensive is covered widely or understood fully.
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Of, relating to, or represented by a graph:
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Vigilant; alert:
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Characterized by thoughtful interaction.
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Sharp, bitter, stinging, or irritating to the taste or smell
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Distinct; definite; not doubtful; unambiguous
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Producing a strong impression or response; striking:
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Of or relating to energy.
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The definition of forceful is someone or something that is strong and powerful.
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Incisive and trenchant:
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Keenly perceptive or understanding; acute:
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Having an acute angle.
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Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
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Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
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Caustic; sarcastic.
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Having the capacity to sting.
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Aggressively vigorous or forceful
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(Slang) HIV positive.
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Terse and full of substance or meaning
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Full of, or fond of using, maxims, proverbs, etc., esp. in a way that is ponderously trite and moralizing
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Hurtful or demoralizing
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Able to be forced.
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(Of movement, action, etc.) Quick and accurate.
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Brief and to the point; short and clear
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Compressed into a tiny area.
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Convincing; cogent. Used of an argument or a proof.
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Clean and in good order; trim; tidy
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Forthright and unreserved in expression:
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(Figuratively, by extension) Serious, onerous, oppressive.
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Lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp.
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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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Not glossy; matte:
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Slight; indistinct; not prominent
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Slight; weak
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Sharp intellectually
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The definition of profound is being deep, having intellectual depth or being intensely felt.
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Of something that investigates or explores deeply.
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Given to using sarcasm:
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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Incapable of sexual intercourse, often because of an inability to achieve or sustain an erection.
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Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
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Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight.
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Aware of or careful about the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others:
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Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
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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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Dashing; pelting:
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Eager or quick to argue, fight or start a conflict.
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Of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol
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Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
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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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Examining or exploring thoroughly; scrutinizing; thorough
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