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Antonyms for clear-cut
ˈklɪərˈkʌt for 1,2 ; ˈklɪərˌkʌt for 3-5clear-cut

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  1. clear-cut, distinct, trenchantadjective

    clearly or sharply defined to the mind

    "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"

    Antonyms:
    indistinct, uncleared, unclear

    Synonyms:
    discrete, searching, hard-hitting, decided, distinct, clean-cut, trenchant, distinguishable, clear

  2. clear-cutadjective

    having had all the trees removed at one time

    "clear-cut hillsides are subject to erosion"

    Antonyms:
    unclear, indistinct, uncleared

    Synonyms:
    distinct, clear, trenchant, clean-cut

  3. clear, clean-cut, clear-cutverb

    clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible

    "as clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a spire clean-cut against the sky"; "a clear-cut pattern"

    Antonyms:
    unclear, indistinct, uncleared

    Synonyms:
    decipherable, exculpated, clear(p), vindicated, trenchant, distinct, clean, clear, open, readable, unclouded, unmortgaged, percipient, clean-cut, exonerated, light, absolved, trim, trig, cleared, well-defined

  4. clear-cutverb

    remove all the trees at one time

    "clear-cut an acre of forest"

    Antonyms:
    uncleared, unclear, indistinct

How to use clear-cut in a sentence?

  1. Gamel Abdel Nasser:

    The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make us wonder at the possibility that there may be something to them we are missing.

  2. Don Kohn:

    She has worked hard to build a committee consensus, this is a very difficult decision that isn’t clear cut one way or another. It’s up to the chair to find and guide the center of gravity.

  3. Najibullah Azad:

    The strategy is made in accordance with realities on the ground, this is the first time the U.S. government is coming with a very clear-cut message to Pakistan to either stop what you’re doing or face the negative consequences.

  4. Stuart Slotnick:

    Most of the cases are not clear-cut incidents where a police officer goes totally rogue and commits a clear-cut crime.

  5. Justice Minister Koen Geens:

    I don't think those are mistakes, it is not a clear cut case of radicalization - otherwise he would have been flagged by all services.

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