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pointed

adjective

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1 tapering to a thin tip
  • the sansevieria's long pointed leaves make it an easily recognized houseplant

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2 having to do with the matter at hand
  • he made a number of pointed remarks on the crisis abroad

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pointed

verb
past tense of point

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The first known use of pointed was in the 14th century

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“Pointed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pointed. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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