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Synonyms for knifelikeknife·like

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  1. knifelikeadjective

    cutting or able to cut as if with a knife

    Synonyms:
    penetrating, piercing, lancinate, keen, incisive, penetrative, sharp, cutting, acute, stabbing, lancinating, discriminating

    Antonyms:
    unperceptive, dull, indistinct, unperceiving

  2. acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharpadjective

    having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

    "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"

    Synonyms:
    intense, penetrative, discriminating, shrill, neat, sharp, shrewd, lancinating, nifty, sharp-worded, not bad(p), bang-up, astute, incisive, acuate, dandy, tart, smashing, cutting, bully, precipitous, needlelike, slap-up, abrupt, keen, lancinate, corking, exquisite, groovy, great, acute, piercing, penetrating, swell, cracking, crisp, stabbing, peachy

    Antonyms:
    dull, unperceiving, unperceptive, indistinct

  3. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinatingadjective

    painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

    "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"

    Synonyms:
    slap-up, cracking, neat, sharp, lancinating, wounding, incisive, cutting, peachy, swell, corking, bully, keen, dandy, nifty, smashing, not bad(p), raw, discriminating, bang-up, acute, groovy, lancinate, stinging, edged, exquisite, penetrating, piercing, bleak, great, stabbing, penetrative

    Antonyms:
    unperceiving, dull, unperceptive, indistinct

  4. knifelikeadjective

    having a sharp or distinct edge

    "a narrow knifelike profile"

    Synonyms:
    penetrating, piercing, lancinate, keen, incisive, penetrative, sharp, cutting, acute, stabbing, lancinating, discriminating

    Antonyms:
    indistinct, dull, unperceiving, unperceptive

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