trenchancy


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Synonyms for trenchancy

Synonyms for trenchancy

keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect

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Similar trenchancy is found in The Respectable Murderers, the classic text on nonviolence by Msgr.
Tony Gray's small works on paper deserve special mention for their trenchancy and economy of means.
The moral injunctions of Leviticus are startling in the blank trenchancy of their delivery, but clear enough in their bearing on life: they are injunctions by which people must, for the most part abide if they wish to be capable, as individuals, of composing a society of the sort I have just been describing, in which the solidarity of the people as a whole wells up from deeper kinds of solidarity between individual and individual, exercised in specific relationships.
The trenchancy of Christine's defence of women emerges more clearly from these selections than it does, for example, from reading only her Treasure of the City of Ladies.
Eliot, Saint-Saens nevertheless acquired an Eliot-like view of art, and a trenchancy in voicing this view, probably unique in music's annals.
The trenchancy of these difficulties may be doubted (does not the "formal-anzeigende" character render some of them moot?