verb (used with or without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM sharpen
Example sentences from the Web for sharpen
Spearfishing has been around since humans first sharpened a stick and dove below the surface.
This weight bears a double-edged sword, one side sharpened by the Lakers’ recent 17th championship and the other by the relative immediacy of Leonard’s rapidly closing window.
Until now, many researchers have regarded stones sharpened to a point and other typical hunting items placed in ancient women’s graves as cutting or scraping tools.Female big-game hunters may have been surprisingly common in the ancient Americas|Bruce Bower|November 4, 2020|Science News
They never need to be sharpened and come in a variety of colors, styles, and sizes to fit your needs.
It certainly won’t turn something unintelligible into literature, but it does a good job at sharpening your sentences and preventing you from writing absolute howlers.
Buy a sharpener, or pay a professional for frequent sharpenings.
Hastily she traveled to the pencil sharpener and put on it as sharp a point as possible.Betty Lee, Freshman|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I ruined some more lead pencils and finally broke the pencil sharpener to boot.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
Recently we were exhibiting a small pencil sharpener to a muscular friend.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Rife, a scythe-sharpener, a narrow piece of board punctured all over and covered with grease on which fine sand is sprinkled.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
The mechanic, the hireling, the sharpener of tools, he must never keep more than a day.