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English adjective: incisive

1. incisive having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions


SamplesAn acute observer of politics and politicians.
Incisive comments.
Icy knifelike reasoning.
As sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang.
Penetrating insight.
Frequent penetrative observations.


Synonymsacute, discriminating, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp


Similarperceptive


Antonymsunperceiving, unperceptive

2. incisive suitable for cutting or piercing


SamplesIncisive teeth.


Similarsharp


Antonymsdull









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