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How to use knifelike in a sentence

Allen moved and cried out in a knifelike agony, and a flicker of suffering passed over his father's face.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
Then, raising the foot, she brought it sharply down, and the knifelike hoof cut through the ice as though it were paper.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
Beneath the crust, which cut knifelike, it was wet and soggy, so they emerged saturated.
THE CRIMSON GARDENIA AND OTHER TALES OF ADVENTUREREX BEACH
It was now easy for him to rip with those knifelike claws on his hind feet.
THE GRIZZLY KINGJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Neuralgias are recurrent knifelike facial and head pains that can last for days and even months.
WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE TO TURNSTEVEN J. BARTLETT
It had powerful fanged jaws and its eight feet were armed with knifelike, disemboweling claws.
CAT AND MOUSERALPH WILLIAMS
He had seen Ragged Men disemboweled by those spinning, knifelike projectiles.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE JANUARY 1931VARIOUS
Then he dipped instantly and struck downward with his knifelike, clutching talons.
HOOF AND CLAWCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO KNIFELIKE

  • aciculate
  • acuate
  • acuminate
  • acuminous
  • acute
  • apical
  • barbed
  • briery
  • cuspate
  • cuspidate
  • fine
  • gnawing
  • ground fine
  • honed
  • horned
  • jagged
  • keen
  • keen-edged
  • knife-edged
  • knifelike
  • lancinating
  • needle-pointed
  • needlelike
  • peaked
  • piercing
  • pointed
  • pointy
  • prickly
  • pronged
  • razor-sharp
  • salient
  • serrated
  • sharp-edged
  • shooting
  • spiked
  • spiky
  • spiny
  • splintery
  • stinging
  • tapered
  • tapering
  • thorny
  • tined
  • tipped
  • unblunted
  • whetted
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