sharp [adj1] knifelike, cutting aciculate, acuate, acuminate, acuminous, acute, apical, barbed, briery, cuspate, cuspidate, edged, fine, ground fine, honed, horned, jagged, keen, keen-edged, knife-edged, needlelike, needle-pointed, peaked, pointed, pointy, prickly, pronged, razor-sharp, salient, serrated, sharp-edged, sharpened, spiked, spiky, spiny, splintery, stinging, tapered, tapering, thorny, tined, tipped, unblunted, whetted; concept 486 —Ant. blunt, dull sharp [adj2] sudden abrupt, distinct, extreme, intense, marked; concepts 581,799 —Ant. lazy, slow sharp [adj3] perceptive, quick-witted acute, adroit, alert, apt, astute, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, critical, cute, discerning, discriminating, fast, foxy*, having smarts*, ingenious, intelligent, keen, knowing, nimble, nobody’s fool*, not born yesterday*, observant, on the ball*, original, penetrating, penetrative, quick, quick on the trigger*, quick on the uptake*, ready, resourceful, savvy*, sensitive, slick, smart, smart as a tack*, subtle, wise; concept 402 —Ant. ignorant, stupid, unintelligent sharp [adj4] dishonest, deceitful artful, bent, crafty, cunning, designing, ornery, salty, shady, shrewd, slick, slippery, sly, smart, snaky, twofaced*, underhand, unethical, unscrupulous, wily; concept 545 —Ant. aboveboard, forthright, frank, honest sharp [adj5] severe, intense acute, agonizing, biting, cutting, distinct, distressing, drilling, excruciating, fierce, keen, knifelike, painful, paralyzing, penetrating, piercing, shooting, smart, sore, stabbing, stinging, violent; concepts 537,569 —Ant. calm, mild, moderate sharp [adj6] distinct, well-defined audible, clear, clear-cut, crisp, definite, explicit, obvious, visible; concept 535 —Ant. indefinite, indistinct, undefined sharp [adj7] stylish chic, classy, dashing, distinctive, dressy, excellent, fashionable, fine, first-class*, fly*, in style, smart, snappy*, swank*, tony*, trendy; concept 589 —Ant. boring, old-fashioned, unstylish sharp [adj8] hurtful, bitter in speech acrimonious, angry, barbed, biting, caustic, cutting, double-edged, harsh, incisive, inconsiderate, penetrating, peppery, piercing, pointed, pungent, sarcastic, sardonic, scathing, severe, short, stabbing, stinging, tart, thoughtless, trenchant, unceremonious, ungracious, virulent, vitriolic; concept 267 —Ant. benevolent, kind, nice sharp [adj9] having strong affect on animate senses acerbic, acid, acrid, active, astringent, austere, bitter, brisk, burning, harsh, hot, lively, odorous, piquant, pungent, sour, strongsmelling, suffocating, tart, vigorous, vinegary; concepts 537,598,613 —Ant. bland, calm, dull, flat, low, mild, moderate, tasteless sharp [adv] on time abruptly, accurately, bang, exactly, just, on the button*, on the dot*, precisely, promptly, punctually, right, smack-dab*, square, squarely, suddenly; concept 799 —Ant. late

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