English adjective: incisive
|1.||incisive having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions|
|Samples||An acute observer of politics and politicians.|
Icy knifelike reasoning.
As sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang.
Frequent penetrative observations.
|Synonyms||acute, discriminating, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp|
|2.||incisive suitable for cutting or piercing|