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Adjective
Lacking sharpness of edge or point
“The best you can do is to remove most of the substance from the carpet using a blunt knife.”
Adjective
Being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner
“It's a simple, blunt question for a person who felt like a changeling in someone else's family.”
Adjective
Having a flat or rounded end
“It is thickset, with a large mouth, thick white lips and a large blunt head, hence the nickname Loggerhead.”
Adjective
Verb
To reduce or weaken in strength or feeling
“France acquired its own nuclear weapons and could assume that NATO would blunt an attack from the east even after US forces and bases had been removed from its territory.”
Verb
Make or become less sharp
“My next strategy has been to remain unshockable, to blunt whatever little swords my precious boy manages to pick up.”
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