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sharp-cut

[shahrp-kuht] /ˈʃɑrpˈkʌt/
adjective
1.
cut so as to have a sharp edge:
a tool with a sharp-cut blade.
2.
distinctly outlined; clearly defined.
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  • The world all around was sharp-cut clear and the dice was completely in his control.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison
  • His companion was a little fellow, lean and sharp-cut, with a head like a ferret's.

    The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough
  • Their shadows were long, sharp-cut, and of a deep, purple blue.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • She had a sharp-cut face which would have gained by not being of so chill a pallor.

    An Ambitious Woman Edgar Fawcett
  • I saw her sharp-cut, florid face in profile, steadily bent and smelling.

    The Purple Cloud M.P. Shiel
  • I recount this little passage in a few lines, yet it forms one of the most sharp-cut of the memories of my adventure.

    My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 1 of 3 William Clark Russell
  • It was too far for words but the scene lay strangely clear and sharp-cut in the green mystery of the sunlight.

  • A little later they entered the sharp-cut shadows beneath the trees and were swallowed in the darkness.

  • The men were of almost every class, dress, and nation; but the dark, sharp-cut Southern feature predominated.

    Brother Against Brother John Roy Musick
  • He had a power and sharp-cut faculty of statement and persuasiveness beyond any man's else.

    Complete Prose Works Walt Whitman

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