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:
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
Having or expressing a meaning:
Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
The definition of comprehensive is covered widely or understood fully.
Of, relating to, or represented by a graph:
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:
Having an acute angle.
Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
(Slang) HIV positive.
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.
Brief and to the point; short and clear
Compressed into a tiny area.
Convincing; cogent. Used of an argument or a proof.
Clean and in good order; trim; tidy
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.
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:
Aware of or careful about the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others:
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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