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sharp

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as stated or indicated without the slightest difference
  • Be there at four o'clock sharp!
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on the button, on the nose


sharp

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1 having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something
  • Be careful, as that knife is sharp enough to slice off a finger.
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2 having a powerfully stimulating odor or flavor
  • a sharp cheese
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3 tapering to a thin tip
  • tipped with a sharp arrowhead
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5 being strikingly neat and trim in style or appearance
  • a television personality who's known as a sharp dresser
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6 causing intense discomfort to one's skin
  • I got chapped lips from sailing all day in that sharp wind.
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7 given to or marked by cheating and deception
  • sharp business practices that are being investigated by the state's consumer protection agency
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9 having or showing quickness of mind
  • Any sharp student would have noticed the error immediately.
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11 able to sense slight impressions or differences
  • You have sharp eyes!
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12 uncomfortably cool
  • a spell of unusually sharp weather for this time of year
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Synonym Discussion of sharp

sharp, keen, acute mean having or showing alert competence and clear understanding. sharp implies quick perception, clever resourcefulness, or sometimes questionable trickiness.
    • sharp enough to spot a confidence game
keen suggests quickness, enthusiasm, and a penetrating mind.
    • a keen observer of the political scene
acute implies a power to penetrate and may suggest subtlety and sharpness of discrimination.
    • an acute sense of style


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