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sharp-edged

[shahrp-ejd] /ˈʃɑrpˈɛdʒd/
adjective
1.
having a fine edge or edges.
2.
acute and caustic:
a sharp-edged wit.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Old English scearpecgede (not recorded in ME); see sharp, edge, -ed3
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  • Virtue often trips and falls on the sharp-edged rocks of poverty.
  • Virtue often trips and falls on the sharp-edged rock of poverty.
  • Some of the animal bones bore cut marks from simple, sharp-edged stone tools, according to the study authors.
  • The sky had cleared, and the world was sharp-edged under a chill desert sun.
  • Every footfall raises tiny puffs of dust and leaves a sharp-edged track.
  • His prose was wordy and ornate but also sharp-edged and funny, packing the punch of an old-style broadside.
  • The sharp-edged crystals push into the surrounding tissue, rupturing the cells.
  • They are aided by cloven hooves that are sharp-edged, elastic, and convex with a soft pliable inner pad.
  • Both the upper and lower jaws are covered with a sharp-edged beak.
  • Avoid sharp-edged stone to reduce the possibility of puncturing tires.

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