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fairly sharp
(informal) promptly; quickly
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  • And for the station work, it's well to have a sharpish lad, and a civil-spoken one.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth
  • "We are going to begin with a sharpish climb," Lisle said to another officer.

  • There was a sharpish curve on the line close to the station.

  • It was in charge of an agent who was a sharpish fellow, with all his wits about him.

    Captain Brassbound's Conversion George Bernard Shaw
  • Well, I have had a sharpish bout of it, as her ladyship there no doubt has told you.

    Doctor Thorne

    Anthony Trollope
  • Ay, said the flockmaster unctuously, when letters doesnt say anything ye ha to be sharpish to understand em.

    Back o' the Moon Oliver Onions
  • Thy nose is sharpish at th' end; thou'rt more like thy father than ever thou wert before.

    Mary Barton

    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • Not much older than yourself, in a brown suit, tall and thin, with sharpish features and quick smiling eyes.

    The Moon Rock

    Arthur J. Rees
  • He was one day terribly “set back” as the phrase is, by a sharpish answer.

  • No longer in her sharpish voice would she recite her rosary and go to bed.

    The Wind Bloweth

    Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

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