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Antonyms for sharpenedsharp·ened

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sharpenedadjective

    having the point made sharp

    "a sharpened pencil"

    Antonyms:
    pointless, unpointed, dull

  2. sharpenedadjective

    made sharp or sharper

    "a sharpened knife cuts more cleanly"

    Antonyms:
    unpointed, dull, pointless

How to use sharpened in a sentence?

  1. Guillermo Bernal:

    This is a name linked with war and an aspect which was not previously known as the hieroglyphic (could not be) deciphered until now, 'The House of the Nine Sharpened Spears' is a denomination represented by the nine warriors in the walls of the tomb.

  2. Simon Cheng:

    I was hung (handcuffed and shackled) on a steep X-Cross doing a spread-eagled pose for hours after hours, sometimes, they ordered me to do the 'stress tests', which includes extreme strength exercise such as 'squat' and 'chair pose' for countless hours. They beat me every time I failed to do so using something like sharpened batons.

  3. Caroline Weaver:

    A lot of our customers are people who happen to be walking by, and they come in a little surprised and amused by a shop that just sells pencils, but we also get a lot of word-of-mouth business from journalists, designers, architects and kids coming in after school. I love seeing kids get excited about pencils. Adults remember the smell, the tactile sensation of writing with a freshly sharpened pencil.

  4. Julia Kloeckner:

    The situation has been sharpened because of corona-related restrictions on the slaughtering capacity in the entire EU.

  5. State John Sullivan:

    This year, we have sharpened the focus of the report to be more responsive to statutory reporting requirements, and more focused on government action or inaction with regard to the promotion and protection of human rights.

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