sharp

Definition (noun): a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named

Definition (noun): a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

Definition (adjective): (of something seen or heard) clearly defined

Example: a sharp photographic image

Definition (adjective): (of something seen or heard) clearly defined

Example: the sharp crack of a twig

Definition (adjective): (of something seen or heard) clearly defined

Example: the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot

Definition (adjective): ending in a sharp point

Definition (adjective): having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Example: an acute observer of politics and politicians

Definition (adjective): having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Example: incisive comments

Definition (adjective): having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Example: icy knifelike reasoning

Definition (adjective): having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Example: as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang

Definition (adjective): having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Example: penetrating insight

Definition (adjective): having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Example: frequent penetrative observations

Definition (adjective): marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

Example: a smart businessman

Definition (adjective): marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

Example: an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease

Definition (adjective): marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

Example: he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

Definition (adjective): harsh

Example: sharp criticism

Definition (adjective): harsh

Example: a sharp-worded exchange

Definition (adjective): harsh

Example: a tart remark

Definition (adjective): having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones

Example: a shrill whistle

Definition (adjective): having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones

Example: a shrill gaiety

Definition (adjective): extremely steep

Example: an abrupt canyon

Definition (adjective): extremely steep

Example: the precipitous rapids of the upper river

Definition (adjective): extremely steep

Example: the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings

Definition (adjective): extremely steep

Example: a sharp drop

Definition (adjective): keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point

Example: a sharp pain

Definition (adjective): keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point

Example: sharp winds

Definition (adjective): having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing

Example: a sharp knife

Definition (adjective): having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing

Example: a pencil with a sharp point

Definition (adjective): (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone

Example: C sharp

Definition (adjective): very sudden and in great amount or degree

Example: a sharp drop in the stock market

Definition (adjective): quick and forceful

Example: a sharp blow

Definition (adverb): changing suddenly in direction and degree

Example: the road twists sharply after the light

Definition (adverb): changing suddenly in direction and degree

Example: turn sharp left here

Definition (adverb): changing suddenly in direction and degree

Example: the visor was acutely peaked

Definition (adverb): changing suddenly in direction and degree

Example: her shoes had acutely pointed toes

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