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knife-edged

See definition of knife-edged on Dictionary.com
  • as ingnawing
  • as inknifelike
  • as inlancinating
  • as insharp
  • as instabbing

synonyms for knife-edged

  • acuminate
  • barbed
  • edged
  • fine
  • honed
  • horned
  • jagged
  • keen
  • peaked
  • piercing
  • pointed
  • aciculate
  • acuate
  • acuminous
  • acute
  • apical
  • briery
  • cuspate
  • cuspidate
  • ground fine
  • keen-edged
  • knifelike
  • lancinating
  • needle-pointed
  • needlelike
  • poin

antonyms for knife-edged

MOST RELEVANT
  • blunt
  • dull
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      How to use knife-edged in a sentence

      Whatever you do, don't write a word to that Carr friend of yours; he's as sharp as a two-edged sword.
      ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
      Pearson flung his knife and fork at it, having forgotten to drop those light weapons when he leaped up.
      HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
      Black Sheep looked up at Harry's throat and then at a knife on the dinner-table.
      KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
      A knife would hurt, but Aunty Rosa had told him, a year ago, that if he sucked paint he would die.
      KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
      The servant-girl came up from the kitchen, took the knife away, and consoled him.
      KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
      Black Sheep sat at the bottom of the stairs, the table-knife in his hand, and wept for that he had not killed Harry.
      KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
      She knew that Alessandro had no knife, and had gone forward with no hostile intent; but she knew nothing beyond that.
      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
      "You will have to get over that feeling," observed Mr. Carr, disregarding the hint, and taking out his probing-knife.
      ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
      Then he rubbed the blade of his knife back and forth over this till the edge was sharp enough to split a hair with ease.
      ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
      Gilbert made a great clatter with his knife and fork, to conceal the laugh that he could not repress.
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO KNIFE-EDGED

      • 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
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