How incisively the composer traps your consciousness in the next theme of the sonata, with its four knocking D's.
“Then you ought to be ashamed of yourself,” he said incisively.
When he spoke again it was hardly, incisively, as a man speaks the truth he hates.
They are heavy and rather fruity in effect but are incisively drawn and cut.
She did not look at him, but continued speaking fluently, warmly, incisively.
"He's got a good many points in his favor," said Watts, incisively.
"Miss Dixie is a purty good judge, Sam," Henley answered, incisively.
"That is their fault; not ours," Lucy Warner said incisively.
The eyes that looked so incisively into his did not match the young face.
I take it, said Peggy incisively, after a while, that you dont care for me any longer.
early 15c., inscisif, "slashing, cutting with a sharp edge," from Middle French incisif and directly from Medieval Latin incisivus, from Latin incis-, past participle stem of incidere (see incision). Originally literal; figurative sense of "mentally acute" first recorded 1850 as a borrowing from French. Related: Incisively; incisiveness.
incisive in·ci·sive (ĭn-sī'sĭv)
Having the power to cut.
Relating to the incisor teeth.