Definition of Sharpest

1. Adjective. (superlative of sharp) ¹



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Definition of Sharpest

1. sharp [adj] - See also: sharp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sharpest

sharp tongue
sharpbill
sharpbills
sharpchin flyingfish
sharpe
sharped
sharpen
sharpened
sharpener
sharpeners
sharpeneth
sharpening
sharpens
sharper
sharpers
sharpest (current term)
sharpfin
sharpie
sharpies
sharping
sharpings
sharpish
sharpite
sharpling
sharplings
sharply
sharpness
sharpnesses
sharps
sharpsaw

Literary usage of Sharpest

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Took two strong javelins, tipt with sharpest brass ; 50 Far from their points the glitter rose to heaven, Whilst Here and Athene peal'd on high Thunders in ..."

2. A Key to Harmony Simplified and a Classroom Manual by Frank Hartson Shepard (1908)
"The whole subject of the notation, changes of key, and resolution of the Diminished yth-chords, is closely interwoven with the principle of the " sharpest ..."

3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1893)
"... is mingled with or added to it, to be detected only by the sharpest ears, this first and faintest imaginable voice. I heard this under Mount Misery. ..."

4. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1893)
"... is mingled with or added to it, to be detected only by the sharpest ears, this first and faintest imaginable voice. I heard this under Mount Misery. ..."

5. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"My main anxiety is about the Alabama case, which has been the subject of the sharpest kind of notes between the Chief and Lord Russell. ..."

6. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1802)
"... explain its vast power, and -how that it must necessarily elude the sharpest sight in its passage through water. The length of the article forbids, ..."

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