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    incisive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word incisive

    (adj) having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    Example Sentence
    • an 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
    (adj) suitable for cutting or piercing
    Example Sentence
    • incisive teeth
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for incisive

incisive can be correlated with our incisor teeth. which is very sharp both in human and animal, and they use it to cut food thus incisive= incisor= cutting

Incisive-> It has come from Incision cutting, esp. by a surgeon. Also , Incision sounds similar to scissor (which are your four sharp teeth) used for cutting.

incisive---incisor...cisor which is used to cut something is sharp :)

incisive sounds like insensitive >>> some one who is insensitive can kill someone with some sharp device or his words, etc

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