sharp rebuke

sharp rebuke
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  • Sharp — Sharp, a. [Compar. {Sharper}; superl. {Sharpest}.] [OE. sharp, scharp, scarp, AS. scearp; akin to OS. skarp, LG. scharp, D. scherp, G. scharf, Dan. & Sw. skarp, Icel. skarpr. Cf. {Escarp}, {Scrape}, {Scorpion}.] 1. Having a very thin edge or fine …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sharp practice — Sharp Sharp, a. [Compar. {Sharper}; superl. {Sharpest}.] [OE. sharp, scharp, scarp, AS. scearp; akin to OS. skarp, LG. scharp, D. scherp, G. scharf, Dan. & Sw. skarp, Icel. skarpr. Cf. {Escarp}, {Scrape}, {Scorpion}.] 1. Having a very thin edge… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rebuke — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ harsh, scathing, sharp, stern, stinging, strong ▪ gentle, mild ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sharp — sharp1 W2S3 [ʃa:p US ʃa:rp] adj comparative sharper superlative sharpest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(able to cut easily)¦ 2¦(turn)¦ 3¦(increase/change)¦ 4¦(difference)¦ 5¦(pain/feelings)¦ 6¦(disapproving)¦ 7¦(intelligent)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp — 1 adjective 1 ABLE TO CUT having a very thin edge or point that can cut things easily: Peel the apples using a sharp knife. | The metal was jagged with lots of sharp edges. | razor sharp (=very sharp) opposite blunt 1 (1) 2 SOUNDS loud, short,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English scearp; akin to Old High German scarf sharp and perhaps to Old English scrapian to scrape more at scrape Date: before 12th century 1. adapted to cutting or piercing: as a. having a thin… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rebuke — [ri byo͞ok′] vt. rebuked, rebuking [ME rebuken < Anglo Fr rebuker < OFr rebuchier < re , back + buchier, to beat < buche, stick, billet < Gmc * buska] 1. to blame or scold in a sharp way; reprimand 2. Obs. to force back n. a sharp… …   English World dictionary

  • rebuke — ► VERB ▪ criticize or reprimand sharply. ► NOUN ▪ a sharp criticism. ORIGIN Old French rebuker beat down …   English terms dictionary

  • rebuke — I n. 1) to administer, deliver, give a rebuke 2) to draw, receive a rebuke 3) a mild; scathing, sharp, stern, stinging rebuke 4) a rebuke to II v. 1) to rebuke mildly; sharply, sternly 2) (D; tr.) to rebuke for (to rebuke smb. for sloppy work) *… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • To brace sharp — Sharp Sharp, a. [Compar. {Sharper}; superl. {Sharpest}.] [OE. sharp, scharp, scarp, AS. scearp; akin to OS. skarp, LG. scharp, D. scherp, G. scharf, Dan. & Sw. skarp, Icel. skarpr. Cf. {Escarp}, {Scrape}, {Scorpion}.] 1. Having a very thin edge… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To sharp up — Sharp Sharp, a. [Compar. {Sharper}; superl. {Sharpest}.] [OE. sharp, scharp, scarp, AS. scearp; akin to OS. skarp, LG. scharp, D. scherp, G. scharf, Dan. & Sw. skarp, Icel. skarpr. Cf. {Escarp}, {Scrape}, {Scorpion}.] 1. Having a very thin edge… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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