Examples of sharpen in a Sentence
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The lecture sharpened my understanding of the topic.
The outlines of the mountains sharpened as we got closer.
Recent Examples of sharpen from the Web
Sparkling Water Setting the stage for Turkey Day planning Get out the notebook and sharpen the pencils!
Sport engages more engine and more engine sound, and sharpens the steering and suspension.
Davis, in particular, is a performer who knows that a warm smile only sharpens the knife.
Coates even moved for a time to France, as Baldwin did, and Coates’s expatriate distance only sharpened his view of the goings-on at home.
As a black man in mid-20th century America, Troy’s attitudes and behavior have been sharpened by a lifetime of cultural and economic emasculation.
And Shadi Hamid reflects on how an apparent threat to democracy can sharpen citizens’ focus and spur them to political action.
Following her Thursday round, Shepherd went back to Dye’s Walk Country Club in Greenwood, her home course, to sharpen her wedge play.
Discontent deepened and sharpened partisan conflicts.
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