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sharpness

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1 a harsh or sharp quality
  • he found that the bland crackers helped cut the sharpness of the cheese

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2 an uncomfortable degree of coolness
  • dress warmly; there's a bit of sharpness in the air today

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4 the state or quality of being able to sense slight impressions or differences
  • possesses the proverbial sharpness of an eagle's eye

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“Sharpness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sharpness. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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