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Synonyms for sharp

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having a fine edge, as for cutting

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clearly defined; not ambiguous

possessing or displaying perceptions of great accuracy and sensitivity

marked by severity or intensity

affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation

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a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named

a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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(of something seen or heard) clearly defined

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ending in a sharp point

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having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

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harsh

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having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones

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extremely steep

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keenly and painfully felt

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having or made by a thin edge or sharp point

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(of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone

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very sudden and in great amount or degree

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quick and forceful

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changing suddenly in direction and degree

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Sharp Practice tells how Durham-born Granville Sharp campaigned against the injustice of slavery in the 1700s.
This is fine as far as it goes, but it seems that most of the sharp practice involved is prompted by the reluctance of buyers and vendors to accept a reasonable market price for property.
But he was not averse to a bit of sharp practice and was warned off in 1913 until after the First World War.
Some may be sharp practice rather than criminal activities but they can still cost companies dear.
It is disgraceful that this sharp practice is being carried out in the NHS.
As the housing boom marks a return of ruthless practices such as gazumping, Office of Fair Trading (OFT) watchdog John Bridgeman is appealing for evidence from home-buyers of the latest sharp practice designed to exploit the homes market.
GET IN TOUCH If you're the victim of sharp practice I want to hear about it.
It is clear banks learnt nothing after their sharp practice and greed brought the world economy to its knees four years ago.
The only way to stop such sharp practice is for council staff to know how much of it is going on.
Ending that piece of sharp practice could save an estimated nine million borrowers pounds 225 per year.
The misuse of legal instruments, such as 'special purpose vehicles', to insulate parent companies from potential losses and legal problems as a result of the failure of subsidiaries is sharp practice.
Rangers and Celtic are not doing anything on a scale that could be called sharp practice, but this is a system whichisopen to far-reaching abuse - and it needs to be cleaned up or scrapped.
POIGNANT Bethany Lincoln, 16, of Hunwick, County Durham, plays No Name in Sharp Practice on tour.
It would be my advice to solicitors in Wales - and some trades unions - to examine their books, and consciences, to ensure there has been no sharp practice.
HOW much longer are racecourses going to turn a blind eye to the sharp practice of the on-course bookmakers?