Synonyms for trenchant
- to the point
Antonyms for trenchant
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRENCHANT
It was exhaustive and trenchant, and produced a great effect.
I only saw him once, but the gleam in his eyes was as harsh and trenchant as that of a knife.
Then followed the trenchant lesson: "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."
But in the hands of Princess Heinrich silence was a trenchant weapon.
Catenac was in no way disconcerted at this trenchant argument.
Like Ulysses of old, he swung the axe with trenchant power and skill.
Her trenchant remark about civilization wasn't the product of a conditioned mind.
Nothing was left him but his voice, clear and trenchant as he faced them.
That vigorous and trenchant pen falls from the hand of the preacher.
But the jeweller's trenchant education of them will tell you another story.
early 14c., "cutting, sharp," from Old French trenchant "cutting, sharp," present participle of trenchier "to cut" (see trench). Figurative sense is recorded from c.1600.