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Don't be afraid of over-exactness, nor of hardness and edginess here.

Every one would know that the clean and clever little story was her own and the edginess his.

This also should so break up the edges as to get rid of any feeling of squareness or edginess.

WORD ORIGIN

"having sharp edges," 1755, from edge (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "tense and irritable" is attested by 1837, perhaps from notion of being on the edge, at the point of doing something irrational (a figurative use attested from c.1600).

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