Part of speech:
Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing:
Strong and healthy; robust:
Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
Sharp and piercing to the mind; poignant; painful
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Having a cutting edge
(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)
Not easily captured or defeated:
Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
Having or showing strong feeling or great seriousness:
(Slang) HIV positive.
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
Having or expressing a meaning:
Terse and full of substance or meaning
Full of, or fond of using, maxims, proverbs, etc., esp. in a way that is ponderously trite and moralizing
Hurtful or demoralizing
(Of movement, action, etc.) Quick and accurate.
Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
Brief and to the point; short and clear
Compressed into a tiny area.
The definition of comprehensive is covered widely or understood fully.
Convincing; cogent. Used of an argument or a proof.
Clean and in good order; trim; tidy
Of, relating to, or represented by a graph:
Forthright and unreserved in expression:
The definition of blunt is someone who speaks in a direct, often rude way or something with a dull edge or point.
Not glossy; matte:
Slight; indistinct; not prominent
The definition of profound is being deep, having intellectual depth or being intensely felt.
Sharp, bitter, stinging, or irritating to the taste or smell
Distinct; definite; not doubtful; unambiguous
Producing a strong impression or response; striking:
Of or relating to energy.
The definition of forceful is someone or something that is strong and powerful.
Incisive and trenchant:
Keenly perceptive or understanding; acute:
Given to using sarcasm:
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
Incapable of sexual intercourse, often because of an inability to achieve or sustain an erection.
Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
Having an acute angle.
Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
Aware of or careful about the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others:
Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
That contracts bodily tissue and checks secretions, capillary bleeding, etc.; styptic
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
So sharp as to cause mental pain
Examining or exploring thoroughly; scrutinizing; thorough
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