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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sharpened":

    refined

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  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. 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.

  3. Chief Executive Michael Corbat:

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

  4. Aidan Davy:

    Some of the things need to be sharpened before the standards are finalized.

  5. 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.

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