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honed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of honed

  1. having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something <using a finely honed butcher knife will make cutting meat easier> Synonyms cutting, edged, edgy, ground, sharp, keen, sharpened, stropped, trenchant, whettedRelated Words clawlike, daggerlike, knifelike; jabbing, jagged, lacerating, piercing, scratching, stabbing; pointed, pointy, spiky (also spikey)Near Antonyms rounded, smooth; soft; even, flat, level, slickAntonyms blunt, blunted, dull, dulled, obtuse




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