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Synonyms for trenchant
ˈtrɛn tʃənttren·chant

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  1. trenchant

    Synonyms:
    sharp, cutting, severe, sarcastic, unsparing, incisive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. searching, trenchantadjective

    having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect

    "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"

    Synonyms:
    hard-hitting, distinct, searching, probing, inquisitory, clear-cut

    Antonyms:
    stupid, unintelligent, uneffective, ineffectual, unclear, ineffective

  2. hard-hitting, trenchantadjective

    characterized by or full of force and vigor

    "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument"

    Synonyms:
    distinct, searching, high-pressure, hard-hitting, clear-cut

    Antonyms:
    stupid, uneffective, unclear, unintelligent, ineffectual, ineffective

  3. clear-cut, distinct, trenchantadjective

    clearly or sharply defined to the mind

    "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"

    Synonyms:
    discrete, searching, hard-hitting, decided, distinct, clean-cut, distinguishable, clear, clear-cut

    Antonyms:
    unclear, uneffective, ineffectual, unintelligent, stupid, ineffective

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trenchantadjective

    Synonyms:
    cutting, sharp, incisive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "trenchant":

    incisive

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