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The quality or state of being sharp and able to cut easily or effectively
“Mr. Errett's happy little thrusts show at once the skill of his hand and the sharpness of his blade.”
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The ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions
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“Such exercise was essential to keep his body ready for action and to maintain his sharpness of mind.”
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Harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
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“She treats those of her own way of thinking with the edge of her wit and the sharpness of her tongue.”
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Displaying irritability or anger in tone or manner
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“The sharpness of her tone surprised him again. She turned away, avoiding his eyes, and Rhys was suddenly aware of a crackling tension in her.”
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The ability to detect slight differences or impressions
“Very seldom was there found to be a similar sharpness of hearing in both ears of the same child.”
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A harsh, severe or intense level
“The sharpness of the pain sensation varies and may increase and decrease over a short period of time.”
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A severe or uncomfortable degree of coldness
“They hew the ice every day for water, by reason of the sharpness of the frost and the deepness of the snow.”
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The measure of clarity, focus or resolution in an image
“Lens quality is a significant factor in both clarity and perceived sharpness of the image.”
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Pungency or acidity in flavor
“The sharpness of the lemon cuts through the creamy flavors to really help the chocolate shine through.”
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A sharpness or piquancy in flavor or nature, sometimes figuratively
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A rigorous imposition of standards
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Insolence
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Clearness
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Ruggedness or bleakness
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The quality of being witty
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The property or characteristic of possessing angles
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The state or quality of being steep
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The rapidity of movement or action
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Vehemence
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The condition of being precise
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