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See definition of honed on Dictionary.com
  • as ingnawing
  • as inkeen
  • as inknifelike
  • as inlancinating
  • as inmarrowy
  • as inpithy
  • as insharp
  • as instabbing

synonyms for honed

  • acuminate
  • barbed
  • edged
  • fine
  • horned
  • jagged
  • keen
  • peaked
  • piercing
  • pointed
  • aciculate
  • acuate
  • acuminous
  • acute
  • apical
  • briery
  • cuspate
  • cuspidate
  • ground fine
  • keen-edged
  • knife-edged
  • knifelike
  • lancinating
  • needle-pointed
  • needlelike
  • poin
  • acute
  • intense
  • strong
  • acid
  • caustic
  • cutting
  • edged
  • extreme
  • fine
  • penetrating
  • pointed
  • tart
  • incisive
  • observant
  • perceptive
  • quick-witted
  • razor-sharp
  • sardonic
  • satirical
  • trenchant
  • unblunted

antonyms for honed

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  • blunt
  • dull
  • dull
  • mild
  • moderate
  • blunt
  • kind
  • nice
  • soothing
  • sweet
  • idiotic
  • obtuse
  • pointless
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        How to use honed in a sentence

        So it’s hoping to be able to keep honing the model’s accuracy.
        XESTO IS A FOOT SCANNING APP THAT SIMPLIFIES SHOE GIFTINGNATASHA LOMASNOVEMBER 20, 2020TECHCRUNCH
        As a chef and a man, Posey honed his bold self-possession, despite being born into chattel slavery in Virginia.
        GEORGE WASHINGTON’S 1795 THANKSGIVING CELEBRATED LIBERTY. BUT THE CHEF BEHIND THE FEAST HAD NONE.RAMIN GANESHRAMNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Around that time, Jung began to hone his notion of synchronicity in preparation for developing a treatise on the subject.
        THE SYNCHRONICITY OF WOLFGANG PAULI AND CARL JUNG - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSPAUL HALPERNNOVEMBER 18, 2020NAUTILUS
        Rosen argued that lawyers needed to get more evidence and hone their case for charging Zinke with lying to federal investigators, according to people familiar with the matter.
        SENIOR JUSTICE DEPT. OFFICIAL STALLED PROBE AGAINST FORMER INTERIOR SECRETARY RYAN ZINKE, SOURCES SAYJULIET EILPERIN, MATT ZAPOTOSKYNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        If he feels like he can carry the weight, then we really want him to really hone in on his flexibility and his first-step quickness.
        A BULKED-UP VICTOR ROBLES HAD A DOWN YEAR. HE’LL LOOK TO FINE-TUNE HIS GAME IN WINTER BALL.JESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        In other words, practices honed in the American heartland helped make cold-dependent therapeutics feasible — from organ transplantation to blood banking, artificial insemination to vaccine development and distribution.
        THE SECRET WEAPON FOR DISTRIBUTING A POTENTIAL COVID-19 VACCINEJOANNA RADINNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        He honed his reputation as a numbers-cruncher early on, telling a local reporter that he wanted the city’s traffic signals synced, “saving our commuters 15-18 percent in their drive times.”
        HIS FELLOW REPUBLICANS TURNED ON HIM, BUT GEORGIA SECRETARY OF STATE BRAD RAFFENSPERGER ISN’T BACKING DOWNREIS THEBAULT, AMY GARDNERNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Soon after they were officially signed, the group had one of those charmed Nashville success tales — after paying dues playing small bars and honing songwriting skills, their career took off.
        ONE NAME, TWO MUSICAL ACTS AND A STORY OF PRIVILEGE: HOW THE LADY A CONTROVERSY CAPTURED THE STATE OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IN 2020EMILY YAHRNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        This movie is about a celebration of our power and really honing in on that power being at its greatest strength when we use it collectively.
        WHY ‘THE CRAFT: LEGACY’ DIRECTOR DECIDED TO MAKE A WITCH MOVIE FOR WOKE TEENSHELENA ANDREWS-DYERNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Growing up in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has provided Kai with the ultimate mountain playground to hone his skills.
        13-YEAR-OLD SKIER TAKES FLIGHT AT JACKSON HOLEOUTSIDE EDITORSNOVEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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        WORDS RELATED TO HONED

        • aciculate
        • acuate
        • acuminate
        • acuminous
        • acute
        • apical
        • barbed
        • briery
        • cuspate
        • cuspidate
        • edged
        • fine
        • ground fine
        • honed
        • horned
        • jagged
        • keen
        • keen-edged
        • knife-edged
        • knifelike
        • lancinating
        • needle-pointed
        • needlelike
        • peaked
        • piercing
        • poin
        • pointed
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.