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Adjective
Having a sharp point or edge
“To preserve the edge of the sharpened knife, a special knife should be set aside to be used as a trimming knife only.”
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Having or showing great perception or insight
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Relating to or involving gratification of the senses and physical, especially sexual, pleasure
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To have made a quantity bigger
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Past tense for make or become sharp or sharper
“If you're still with me, be prepared to sharpen both your pencils and your little gray cells.”
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Past tense for improve or cause to improve
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“The exchange of dark-squared Bishops would have left Black with a very passive position, so he decides to sharpen things up a bit.”
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Past tense for to arouse or be aroused
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“The case has sharpened the debate over capital punishment.”
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Past tense for to become or make more intense
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Past tense for stimulate
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Past tense for to do something repeatedly so as to become skilled
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Past tense for to teach, train or educate in a given field
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Past tense for to form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces
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