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sharp



I - noun
1. a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
Hypernyms:
musical notation
Hyponyms:
double sharp
2. a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
Hypernyms:
sewing needle

II - adjective
1. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined (Freq. 9)
- a sharp photographic image
- the sharp crack of a twig
- the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot
Syn:
crisp
Similar to:
distinct
Derivationally related forms:
sharpness
2. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions (Freq. 6)
- an acute observer of politics and politicians
- incisive comments
- icy knifelike reasoning
- as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
- penetrating insight
- frequent penetrative observations
Syn:
acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike,
penetrating, penetrative, piercing
Similar to:
perceptive
Derivationally related forms:
sharpness, penetrate (for: penetrative), keenness (for: keen), incisiveness (for: incisive), acuteness (for: acute)
3. ending in a sharp point (Freq. 6)
Syn:
acuate, acute, needlelike
Similar to:
pointed
Derivationally related forms:
sharpness, acuteness (for: acute)
4. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence (Freq. 6)
- a smart businessman
- an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
- he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow
Syn:
astute, shrewd
Similar to:
smart
Derivationally related forms:
shrewdness (for: shrewd), sharpness, astuteness (for: astute)
5. harsh (Freq. 3)
- sharp criticism
- a sharp-worded exchange
- a tart remark
Syn:
sharp-worded, tart
Similar to:
unpleasant
Derivationally related forms:
tartness (for: tart), sharpness
6. having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones (Freq. 3)
- a shrill whistle
- a shrill gaiety
Syn:
shrill
Similar to:
high, high-pitched
Derivationally related forms:
shrillness (for: shrill)
7. extremely steep (Freq. 3)
- an abrupt canyon
- the precipitous rapids of the upper river
- the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings
- a sharp drop
Syn:
abrupt, precipitous
Similar to:
steep
Derivationally related forms:
precipitousness (for: precipitous), precipice (for: precipitous), abruptness (for: abrupt)
8. keenly and painfully felt;
as if caused by a sharp edge or point (Freq. 2)
- a sharp pain
- sharp winds
Ant:
dull
Similar to:
acute, intense, cutting, keen, knifelike,
piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating, fulgurating, salt
Derivationally related forms:
sharpness
9. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point;
suitable for cutting or piercing (Freq. 1)
- a sharp knife
- a pencil with a sharp point
Ant:
dull
Similar to:
carnassial, chisel-like, dagger-like, drill-like, edged,
fang-like, file-like, incisive, keen, knifelike, metal-cutting,
penetrative, penetrating, razor-sharp, sharpened, sharp-toothed
See Also:
pointed
Derivationally related forms:
sharpness
Attrubites:
sharpness, keenness
10. (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
- C sharp
Ant:
flat, natural
Topics:
music
11. very sudden and in great amount or degree
- a sharp drop in the stock market
Similar to:
sudden
12. quick and forceful
- a sharp blow
Similar to:
forceful
Derivationally related forms:
sharpness

III - adverb
changing suddenly in direction and degree (Freq. 1)
- the road twists sharply after the light
- turn sharp left here
- the visor was acutely peaked
- her shoes had acutely pointed toes
Syn:
sharply, acutely
Derived from adjective:
acute (for: acutely), sharp (for: sharply)

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