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sharpened

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something
  • the sharpened blade of a lawn mower

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sharpened

verb
past tense of sharpen

Synonyms & Antonyms of sharpened (Entry 2 of 2)

to make sharp or sharper
  • you need to sharpen your penknife's blade frequently in order to be able to whittle properly

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“Sharpened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sharpened. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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