But time and experience have mellowed the 54-year-old Oldman and sharpened his acting.
Some crazy grace—teasing, courage, affection, generosity—sweetened and sharpened lives that were all too hard, short, and bleak.
But the students wanted more, and sharpened their questions.
But as the civil conflict has sharpened, both sides are employing the renegade sharpshooters.
The 1983 downing of KAL 007 sharpened American tensions with the Soviet Union to heights not seen since the Cuban missile crisis.
He sharpened his blade for the coming duel with Anne, whom Monsignor had warned, without doubt.
Andy heard, for his ears were sharpened: "I thought for a minute—But it does look like him!"
He was staring hard at Baumberger, and his whole face had sharpened till it had the cold, unyielding look of an Indian.
In age, one's sight is sharpened—to see Romance in another's life, at least.
He was a wise man, he said, and though God had deprived him of sight, He had sharpened his intellect.