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Noun
A professional gambler who makes his living by cheating
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“In a twinkling, the accomplished sharper changes the pitchers and, pretending to examine the contents, asks the tapster what kind of wine he has given him.”
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A dishonest or unprincipled man
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Wide boy
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A swindler
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An itinerant person or any person suspected of making a living from dishonest practices or theft
Adjective
(of a sound or note) Having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range
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“All in all, not much got done until Mikhail's aunt Meredith came in and silenced them all with a sharp whistle.”
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More sound in judgment
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“It transcends its soap-opera instincts thanks to the bright humor and sharp observations of the script.”
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Comparative for able to pierce or cut with relative ease
“There was nothing we had available that was sharp enough to use as a cutting tool.”
Adjective
Comparative for having or showing a reasonable or high level of intellect
“His mind was as sharp as it had ever been.”
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Comparative for exploitative, usually in an unscrupulous manner
“In reality, it was ordinary citizens and not the sharp operators who stored their wealth in banknotes.”
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Comparative for having or producing a sudden and intense piercing sensation
“Her coughing ceased for a brief moment when she felt a sharp pain on her lower leg.”
Adjective
Comparative for of having extreme clarity or definition
“The image is black-and-white with strong contrast and sharp detail.”
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Comparative for denotes a well-dressed person, typically but not necessarily a male
“Looking sharp in a grey suit, he had managed to inveigle his way into City Hall through the side entrance.”
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Comparative for denotes the use of derogatory or derisory language intended to hurt or insult others
“Her words were sharp and I felt them cut into each piece of my shattered heart.”
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Comparative for refers to an intense or acrid flavor
“The sharp taste of salt and alkaline was tangy on my lips.”
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Comparative for denotes an intense coldness that can feel like it is penetrating the body
“It was growing dark and a sharp wind was blowing off the sea.”
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Comparative for diminishing to a point or edge
“The long robe drapes over the front of the throne, falling in pleats that taper to sharp points along the hem.”
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Comparative for denotes a sudden or dramatic change in direction
“It made a sharp turn to the left, and went on to meander away to unpredictable destinations.”
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Comparative for a psychological feeling of intuition
“She got out of the shower lazily, and had a sharp feeling in her gut that something would happen today.”
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Comparative for denotes speediness
“Moore set off at a sharp pace.”
Adverb
Comparative for exactly or as stated without any margin for error
“It was six o'clock sharp in the morning, and it was time for him to put his game face on.”
Adverb
Comparative for in a sudden or unexpected manner
“On anything other than a smooth track, it would suddenly turn sharp left for no reason.”
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