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sharpening

verb
present participle of sharpen

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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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“Sharpening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sharpening. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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