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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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This is the bluntest description of what the graft probe has revealed so far.
However, Bayern's sporting director Matthias Sammer confirmed in the bluntest terms that the club has no interest in signing him, adding that they are not sure what he would bring to the Bundesliga even though they have the greatest respect for the player.
"Put in its bluntest form: The main threat to our environment is more and more people, and their activities," Thatcher said.
Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, put it in the bluntest terms.
Needless to say, this choice is the bluntest of instruments.
The bluntest public demand to date by a lawmaker of his own party for a leadership challenge escalates the strife for Cameron as he grapples with keeping his coalition government together after the worst month of his two-year premiership.
Naimi's comments were his bluntest yet on oil prices, which have been driven by the loss of supplies from several producers across the world and, more importantly, by the threat of a disruption from Iran.
I'll say it in the bluntest possible way: when you get your period it sucks to serve in a company with just guys.
At first, I attributed the whole thing to laziness: stereotypes, after all, are the bluntest weapon in the joke writer's arsenal.
Obama's comments, some of the bluntest to date, added to a chorus of non-European policymakers urging greater action to deal with the two-year-old crisis, and came as equity markets fell in response to a sell-off in eurozone bond markets.
(Though they were a labor organization, the IWW made a valuable contribution to the defense of the First Amendment by forcing cities--usually after much blood had been shed--to allow them to soapbox in public.) Here's the San Diego Union-Tribune on the IWW, worth quoting at length as they make perhaps the bluntest call for class warfare in American history:
In the bluntest remarks by US officials since Pakistan joined the US-led war on militancy in 2001, top US authorities blamed that the Haqqani militant network is a "veritable arm" of the ISI and Pakistan using terrorism as a national strategy.
In his bluntest warning to the Europeans, Gates fumed that that NATO had degenerated into a "two-tiered" alliance of those willing to wage war and those only interested in "talking" and peacekeeping.
Fulham came into the match with the second meanest away defence in the league but also the second bluntest attack on the road.