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sharp

sharp as in changing suddenly in direction and degree
  • "the road twists sharply after the light"
  • "turn sharp left here"
  • "the visor was acutely peaked"
  • "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"

Synonyms

  • sharplyin an aggressive manner; in a well delineated manner; changing suddenly in direction and degree; very suddenly and to a great degree
  • acutelyin a keen or penetrating way; having a rapid onset; changing suddenly in direction and degree; in a shrewd manner
sharp as in a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
    sharp as in a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
      sharp as in (of something seen or heard) clearly defined
      • "a sharp photographic image"
      • "the sharp crack of a twig"
      • "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"

      Synonyms

      • crispa thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat ; make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make brown and crisp by heating; (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; tender and brittle; pleasantly cold and invigorating; pleasingly firm and fresh; (of hair) in small tight curls ; brief and to the point
      sharp as in ending in a sharp point

        Synonyms

        • acuateending in a sharp point
        • acutea mark placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation ; having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; extremely sharp or severe; having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; of an angle; ending in a sharp point ; of critical importance and consequence
        • needlelikeending in a sharp point
        sharp as in having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
        • "an acute observer of politics and politicians"
        • "incisive comments"
        • "icy knifelike reasoning"
        • "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"
        • "penetrating insight"
        • "frequent penetrative observations"

        Synonyms

        • acutea mark placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation ; having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; extremely sharp or severe; having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; of an angle; ending in a sharp point ; of critical importance and consequence
        • discriminatingshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste; having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
        • incisivehaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; suitable for cutting or piercing
        • keenexpress grief verbally; a funeral lament sung with loud wailing ; having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; intense or sharp; very good; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; having a sharp cutting edge or point
        • knifelikecutting or able to cut as if with a knife ; having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; having a sharp or distinct edge
        • penetratinghaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; tending to penetrate
        • penetrativehaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; tending to penetrate
        • piercinghaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
        sharp as in marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
        • "a smart businessman"
        • "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"
        • "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"

        Synonyms

        • astutemarked by practical hardheaded intelligence
        • shrewdmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence; acting with a specific goal
        sharp as in harsh
        • "sharp criticism"
        • "a sharp-worded exchange"
        • "a tart remark"

        Synonyms

        • sharp-wordedharsh
        • tarttasting sour like a lemon ; harsh; a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money ; a small open pie with a fruit filling ; a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust
        sharp as in having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
        • "a shrill whistle"
        • "a shrill gaiety"

        Synonyms

        • shrillutter a shrill cry ; having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones; being sharply insistent on being heard; of colors that are bright and gaudy
        sharp as in extremely steep
        • "an abrupt canyon"
        • "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"
        • "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"
        • "a sharp drop"

        Synonyms

        • abruptmarked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; exceedingly sudden and unexpected; extremely steep; surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
        • precipitousdone with very great haste and without due deliberation; extremely steep
        sharp as in keenly and painfully felt
        • "as if caused by a sharp edge or point"
        • "a sharp pain"
        • "sharp winds"
        sharp as in having or made by a thin edge or sharp point
        • "suitable for cutting or piercing"
        • "a sharp knife"
        • "a pencil with a sharp point"
        sharp as in (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
        • "C sharp"
        sharp as in very sudden and in great amount or degree
        • "a sharp drop in the stock market"
        sharp as in quick and forceful
        • "a sharp blow"