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Synonyms for blunt

Synonyms for blunt

not physically sharp or keen

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to make or become less sharp-edged

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to render less sensitive

Synonyms for blunt

make less intense

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make numb or insensitive

make dull or blunt

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make less sharp

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make less lively, intense, or vigorous

having a broad or rounded end

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used of a knife or other blade

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characterized by directness in manner or speech

devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

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The new journal Blunter Edge, which is still edited by Roy Oxlade, will appear annually but with supplementary editions of drawings.
a The bank's statement published today in Blunter said the assistance consists of a loan of $24 million, a grant of $17 million from the African Development Fund and an other of 5.
Commissioner Jack Ebeler suggested that Medicare "may need blunter instruments for slowing the growth," but also added that the health program should not do anything to lose "an extraordinarily valuable benefit.
Commissioner Jack Ebeler suggested Medicare "may need blunter instruments for slowing the growth," but also added that the health program should not do anything to lose "an extraordinarily valuable benefit.
It has only protected the privileged from its blunter abuses.
The guitarists suffer the most - the razor-sharp riffs that introduced the original versions of songs like Start Me Up, Brown Sugar and Jumpin' Jack Flash are blunter, downright ragged in places, and put into perspective by Buddy Guy's searing guest spot on Muddy Waters' Champagne and Reefer.
A similar point applies with regard to fiscal policy, an intrinsically blunter instrument than monetary policy.
While shorter and blunter than Flinn's book, this account by Opera News features editor Kellow is filled with personal reminiscences from nearly 130 of Merman's friends, family members, and colleagues that make pivotal moments come alive.
According to Arrigo, one of the military psychologists was even blunter, declaring: "We've taken an oath to our commander-in-chief.
Perhaps then, with this building now complete, a blunter question may be more reasonably justified.
Project coordinator Thomas Rose, from the Fraunhofer FIT Institute, Germany, said national and regional authorities have had difficulties 'narrowcasting' specific environmental warnings to selected citizens, instead relying of the blunter instrument of radio and television.
Lennox is blunter about the effect on nurses of so much change within a short timeframe.
Although the dreadful early season weather has badly interfered with Yorkshire's preparations and led to players still searching for their best form, it is quite obvious that the bowling attack is much blunter without Sidebottom.
Sommers says his nephew had an even blunter assessment: ``They sucked.