Thesaurus / trenchant
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It is not every one that can handle an instrument of such trenchant power, yet delicate temper, as Nelson's sensitive genius.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
It must be admitted that this is satire of a good trenchant sort.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
The western demand for responsible government pointed the way, and Howe became, with Baldwin, its most trenchant advocate.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
Hence, the transition is abrupt; although by no means conclusive as to any broad and trenchant line of ethnological demarcation.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
The words with which the parable is pressed home are severe and trenchant; but they are nevertheless full of gospel grace.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
Now is the bloody eagle, with the trenchant blade, graven on the back of Sigmund's slayer.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
At once, and in a short and trenchant tone, he asked these invaders what they were doing there, and what they wanted.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
Not Heine himself, in his trenchant sallies, surpasses the irony with which some of her pages are bristling.
GEORGE ELIOTMATHILDE BLIND
WORDS RELATED TO TRENCHANT
- boiled down
- cut to the bone
- in a nutshell
- short and sweet
- to the point
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