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English adverb: sharply

1. sharply in an aggressive manner

SamplesShe was being sharply questioned.


2. sharply in a well delineated manner

SamplesThe new style of Minoan pottery was sharply defined.


3. sharply changing suddenly in direction and degree

SamplesThe road twists sharply after the light.
Turn sharp left here.
The visor was acutely peaked.
Her shoes had acutely pointed toes.

Synonymsacutely, sharp

4. sharply very suddenly and to a great degree

SamplesConditions that precipitously increase the birthrate.
Prices rose sharply.


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