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sharpening

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  • verbmake knifelike
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Synonyms for sharpening

verb make knifelike
  • hone
  • whet
  • acuminate
  • dress
  • edge
  • file
  • grind
  • stroke
  • strop
  • taper
  • make acute
  • make sharp
  • put a point on
  • put an edge on
  • sharp

Antonyms for sharpening

  • blunt
  • dull
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More words related to sharpening

abrasive

adjective. scraping or wearing
  • cutting
  • erosive
  • grinding
  • polishing
  • rough
  • scratching
  • scratchy
  • scuffing
  • sharpening
  • smoothing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.