trenchant


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having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect

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characterized by or full of force and vigor

clearly or sharply defined to the mind

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HMS Torbay and HMS Trenchant crews and their families now have certainty that Devonport will be their home port until the boats decommission.
It might well have worked, but Buckler admitted Trenchant had been with him "only about ten days" and that "Alan had him fit and in great condition".
He bounded around a rain-lashed Fontwell under Harry Skelton and was in full control by the second-last, eventually beating last year's winner Trenchant by six lengths.
King sent out Trenchant to capture this event last season and can repeat the trick - with Karabak.
In its citation, the Royal Swedish Academy commended Vargas Llosa for "his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat.
Trenchant stepped up to three miles for the first time at Cheltenham in December, returning fifth to Time For Rupert.
The BBC quoted Radio Times editor Ben Preston as saying "It's a wonderfully trenchant, funny, poignant poem".
Carrie Newcomer's song quoted by Heidi Schlumpf in the same issue may be a more trenchant theological comment: "I saw Jesus talking shop with the Buddha at the Starbucks.
Fast ground was sure to throw up a shock or two and one race later odds-on Ainama was found wanting behind 14-1 chance Trenchant whose Triumph Hurdle price was slashed from 66-1 to just 14s.
ALAN KING completed a first-and-last-race double for a second year running at Warwick with jumping debutant Trenchant and smart bumper performer Double Pride.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- Gina Russo opened the Trenchant Insurance Company at 8778 S.
I wonder if there has ever been a successful complaint against a Labour councillor for making equally trenchant remarks about the upper class or the Royal Family?
Combining trenchant historical and political data with absorbing firsthand accounts, Simon and Roorda once more bring an academic and human dimension to the literature on transracial adoption.
The author's judgements are frequent and trenchant and his writing style may be more accurately described as 'colourful' than 'academic'.
Trenchant observations that are too dryly presented to register.