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    knifelike - Dictionary definition and meaning for word knifelike

    Definition
    (adj) cutting or able to cut as if with a knife Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (adj) painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
    Example Sentence
    • a cutting wind
    • keen winds
    • knifelike cold
    • piercing knifelike pains
    • piercing cold
    • piercing criticism
    • a stabbing pain
    • lancinating pain
    Definition
    (adj) having a sharp or distinct edge
    Example Sentence
    • a narrow knifelike profile
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