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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

Editors Contribution

  1. honedverb

    the man honed his abilities. the man sharpened his abilities.

    Submitted by Maxgolub on October 28, 2021  

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. unknown:

    I will never be the first of so many things for you. I came too late, after life and love were woven into the tapestry of your existence. I care not about lost firsts, but I will fight, knuckles bloody and teeth sharpened, for your lasts. Take the old firsts and put them to rest, silent below the dirt and ash of all the new ones we will burn through. Take them, and give me the lasts.

  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. Norman Seabrook:

    If you take a toothbrush and file it down to a sharpened point, a brand new correction officer doesn't have experience with weaponry in a jail system to identify that and they can overlook that.

  5. 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.


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