sharp rock blades found nearby indicate they cut themselves to offer their own blood.
The engines are designed to fall away in a sharp impact and would fall like bombs.
The PowerPoints were sharp, the numbers, not-too-shabby, but weakening, the message: invest, partner, help.
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The summer after graduation, he met singer Grace Jones in Sydney and things took a sharp turn.
In the same instant, there came the sharp and acid twinge of planoform.
I want to take this knife, this nice, sharp knife that I have been grinding for him.
They were met by double the number of Spaniards, and by a sharp fire.
We all kept a sharp lookout for the Islander, but as yet we saw nothing of her.
You used to be a good horsewoman, and we may have to do some sharp riding.
Old English scearp "having a cutting edge; pointed; intellectually acute, active, shrewd; keen (of senses); severe; biting, bitter (of tastes)," from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, literally "cutting" (cf. Old Saxon scarp, Old Norse skarpr, Old Frisian skerp, Dutch scherp, German scharf "sharp"), from PIE *(s)ker- (1) "to cut" (cf. Lettish skarbs "sharp," Middle Irish cerb "cutting;" see shear).
The figurative meaning "acute or penetrating in intellect or perception" was in Old English; hence "keenly alive to one's own interests, quick to take advantage" (1690s). Of words or talk, "cutting, sarcastic," from early 13c. Meaning "distinct in contour" is from 1670s. The adverbial meaning "abruptly" is from 1836; that of "promptly" is first attested 1840. The musical meaning "half step above (a given tone)" is from 1570s. Meaning "stylish" is from 1944, hepster slang, from earlier general slang sense of "excellent" (1940). Phrase sharp as a tack first recorded 1912 (sharp as a needle has been around since Old English). Sharp-shinned attested from 1704 of persons, 1813 of hawks.