- pointe claire,
- pointed arch,
- pointed wart,
Origin of pointed
Examples from the Web for pointedly
The ruling today pointedly agrees that cloud storage issues can wait for another time.
She also pointedly noted that some of the Santa Barbara victims were stabbed, not shot.
Jo Loesser made it pointedly plain she wanted that blue tie back.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the show, comedian Louis C.K. asked Rumsfeld pointedly: “Are you a lizard?”‘Rumsfeld’s Rules’ Review: Good Rules, Shame He Didn’t Follow Them|Dean Obeidallah|May 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the wake of the bombings, American Muslim writer Asra Q. Nomani calls on the Muslim community to pointedly challenge extremism.
I had not intended mentioning it, but as he asked me so pointedly, I felt bound to tell him my objection to being present.The Life Story of an Old Rebel|John Denvir
"A fact which stamps them no ordinary criminals," replied Nick, pointedly.With Links of Steel|Nicholas Carter
"That isn't the opinion of every one," remarked M. Plancot, pointedly.The Red Lottery Ticket|Fortun Du Boisgobey
"It's a pity you were not agent, instead of Mr. Fairfield," suggested Frank, pointedly.Making His Way|Horatio Alger, Jr.
"Willing to talk about it, though," said Sharon Whipple, pointedly.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
c.1300, "having a sharp end or ends," from point (n.). Meaning "having the quality of penetrating the feelings or mind" is from 1660s. Related: Pointedly; pointedness.