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sharpen

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  • verbmake knifelike
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Synonyms for sharpen

verb make knifelike
  • hone
  • whet
  • acuminate
  • dress
  • edge
  • file
  • grind
  • stroke
  • strop
  • taper
  • make acute
  • make sharp
  • put a point on
  • put an edge on
  • sharp

Antonyms for sharpen

  • blunt
  • dull
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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