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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. Conservator Per Morten Ekerhovd:

    It's quite unusual to find remnants from the Viking age that are so well preserved ... it might be used today if you sharpened the edge.

  2. Michael Connelly:

    The trick if you are sitting at the defense table is to be patient. To wait. Not just for any lie. But for the one you can grab on to and forge like hot iron into a sharpened blade. You then use that blade to rip the case open and spill its guts on the floor.

  3. Chief Executive Michael Corbat:

    We have sharpened our focus on target clients, shedding over 20 consumer and institutional businesses in the process.

  4. Ian Wilson:

    The government is on the offensive against what they see as a potential locus of popular Islamist opposition, sharpened by the recent return of Rizieq, while having a sound legal foundation, the banning is clearly politically driven as well.

  5. Dmitry Medvedev:

    An act of terror with our plane and the terror attack in Paris ... have sharpened the global political agenda, the war is declared against the whole civilised world. The threat is global and, alas, is real. So the stance of some Western countries on Russia looks weird.

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