sharpened

[ UK /ʃˈɑːpənd/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɑɹpənd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having the point made sharp
    a sharpened pencil
  2. made sharp or sharper
    a sharpened knife cuts more cleanly
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How To Use sharpened In A Sentence

  • A blunt knife may be sharpened on a stone, but if a man is stupid there is no help for his stupidity. 
  • The judge was also shown sharpened branches and wood used to torment the youngsters. The Sun
  • A blunt knife may be sharpened on a stone, but if a man is stupid there is no help for his stupidity. 
  • She pulled a fresh pile of paper from her desk drawer, sharpened her pencil and got down to work.
  • This incident has sharpened public awareness of the economic crisis.
  • When the Boolooroo's people were armed with long, thin, lances of bluewood all sharpened to fine points at one end, they prepared to march once more against the invaders. Sky Island: being the further exciting adventures of Trot and Cap'n Bill after their visit to the sea fairies
  • It has also sharpened up the driving experience. Times, Sunday Times
  • But golf officials suspected that some club faces had been resharpened and were often verging on illegality.
  • He chased his tail and ate May's ferns, and sharpened his tiny claws on the kitchen chair legs, and left a light layer of ginger fur everywhere he went.
  • She was Karving her initials on the moose with the sharpened end of an interspace toothbrush given her by Svenge – her brother-in-law – an Ma baloney haz a furst name… - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
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