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When Veep returned Sunday night, its sharp-tongued writing was honed to a perfect razor edge.

Quick-witted, sharp-tongued, and flirtatious, Anne drew a coterie of men to her, and each would lose his head for her.

But away from the cameras, even sharp-tongued politicians recognize the imperative of avoiding the fate of Greece.

Ashley's coded statements about escorting are laced with implications of regret, yet she can also be sharp-tongued and defiant.

And finally I have known them to be rim-cut by associating with some sharp-tongued boy or girl.

Yesterday her lesson—that not all of God's vagrants are vile; to-day—that all sharp-tongued women are not viragoes.

Such a huge house for so limited a family had suggested the term to the sharp-tongued Cape Codders.

It may be a bit sharp-tongued, fickle, a bit mischievous, but in the heart of the crowd there is no evil passion.

Mrs. Saumarez smiled indulgently at this passage between two such sharp-tongued combatants.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sharp-tongued, such as: belittling, biting, carping, censuring, condemning, and cursing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.