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Monday, March 09, 2009

Definitions for incisive

  1. penetrating; cutting; biting; trenchant
  2. remarkably clear and direct; sharp; keen; acute
  3. adapted for cutting or piercing

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Citations for incisive
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper. Rod Serling,
Origin of incisive
by 1528, from Latinincisivus, from incis-/incidere "to cut into"