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synonyms for sharp-tongued

  • belittling
  • biting
  • carping
  • censuring
  • condemning
  • cursing
  • cutting
  • cynical
  • demeaning
  • derogatory
  • harsh
  • hypercritical
  • mean
  • nasty
  • sarcastic
  • satirical
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How to use sharp-tongued in a sentence

A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
It was one of those long moments that makes a fellow draw his breath sharp when he thinks about it afterward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mrs. Vivian had hardly spoken when the sharp little vibration of her door-bell was heard in the hall.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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
The farmer told him it was six miles; "but," he added, "you must ride sharp, or you will get a wet jacket before you reach it."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
A month later, he turned sharp round, ere half a morning walk was completed, and stumped back to the house.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I played up one octave, and then I wished to go on by placing my first finger on F sharp.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Madame Lebrun grew a trifle hysterical; Robert called his brother some sharp, hard names.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
There is a sharp curve in the permanent way outside the station, so that a train is on you all of a sudden.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
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