SHARP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SHARP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
sharp
 a.  having a thin cutting edge or a fine point
 ad.  punctually; precisely
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As he strode along through the snow the sense of such meanings glowed in his brain and mingled with the bodily flush produced by his sharp tramp.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  The cold was less sharp than earlier in the day and a thick fleecy sky threatened snow for the morrow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  The cat had sprung to Zeena's rocking-chair, and the heat of the fire was beginning to draw out the faint sharp scent of the geraniums.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
4  Gerald's sharp blue eyes noticed how efficiently his neighbors' houses were run and with what ease the smooth-haired wives in rustling skirts managed their servants.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  Most of all she learned how to conceal from men a sharp intelligence beneath a face as sweet and bland as a baby's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  She had sharp, knowing eyes that missed nothing and a studiedly stupid look on her face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  Scarlett sighed, for her curiosity was sharp.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  Of course, her brooch could be pinned over the spot, but perhaps Melanie had sharp eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
9  Scarlett shot a look of sharp suspicion at her, but Mammy's broad face carried only a look of innocence and of regret that Scarlett was not the lady Melanie Hamilton was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
10  "Um," said Scarlett, her sharp eyes noting that Ashley, who had not risen to take part in the war talk, was smiling up at Melanie.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  Ellen, busy night and day, doubling the productiveness of Tara to aid the Confederacy, was terrified when her eldest daughter came home from Charleston thin, white and sharp tongued.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
12  She turned a sharp eye on the girls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  Flanked again at Calhoun, Johnston fell back to Adairsville, where there was sharp skirmishing, then to Cassville, then south of Cartersville.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  Muscles she did not know she possessed ached from her unaccustomed exertions of the night before and every movement brought sharp pain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  Strange that the sharp smell did not offend her nostrils now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
16  That knife has a sharp edge.
17  These issues have recently come into sharp focus.
18  This case has brought the problem of drug abuse in schools into sharp focus.
19  The incident brought the problem of violence in schools into sharp focus.
20  The problem was suddenly thrown into sharp focus.
21  In some of the pictures the subjects are out of focus while the background is sharp.
22  They equipped themselves with a pair of sharp axes and set off for the forest.
23  Japan has announced plans for a sharp rise in its nuclear power generation.
24  There has been a sharp slowdown in economic growth.
25  His sharp retort clearly made an impact.
26  Marks in the roadway seem to indicate that he skidded taking a sharp turn.
27  There is a sharp distinction between crimes which involve injury to people and those that don't.
28  There has been a sharp decrease in pollution since the law was introduced.
29  He reduced speed and turned sharp left.
30  The mind, sharp but not broad, sticks at every point but does not move.