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noun as in edge


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Miguel cut the palm of his left hand with a sharp piece of metal at the recycling facility during a shift earlier this year, when he was 17.

Less than a mile from the trailhead, I took a sharp left up to a viewpoint overlooking the immense, technicolor eye of Grand Prismatic Spring.

In fact, the decline in cigarette sales in the United States has not been as sharp as expected.

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Frostburg State University will move classes online for the second time in as many weeks, following another sharp increase in coronavirus cases on campus, officials said.

Don’t let the name fool you—this stretchy button-up is sharp enough for the whiskey bar.

He has a big personality made for TV, plenty of moxie, ego and mental sharpness.

The effort to speak in her usual tone lent to her voice a sharpness that startled herself.

The extreme sharpness of the air acted on his nerves like an astringent, and braced them swiftly.

She rightly conjectured that the girl was already ashamed of her sharpness, and wished to make amends in some way.

In spite of his reassuring words, the woman caught the full meaning of the goading sharpness in his voice.

With a sudden whip-like sharpness: "You didn't tell anyone about this meeting, did you?"

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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sharpness, such as: bite, incisiveness, keenness, polish, sting, and honing.

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