It was exhaustive and trenchant, and produced a great effect.
I only saw him once, but the gleam in his eyes was as harsh and trenchant as that of a knife.
Then followed the trenchant lesson: "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."
But in the hands of Princess Heinrich silence was a trenchant weapon.
Catenac was in no way disconcerted at this trenchant ...