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sharply-pointed

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  • Steelmind's staff - a deadly device with a spike on one end and a sharply-pointed hook on the other, with several grab knobs at regular intervals - seemed as light as a straw in the Hawkbrother's hands.

    Elephant in the City

  • Having a sharply-pointed bottom, the cross pierced the roof of its mouth and entered its brain, killing it.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Ordinary critics seldom take into consideration circumstances, but, utterly regardless of the labor expended in obtaining the least amount of geographical information in a new land, environed by inconceivable dangers and difficulties, such as Central Africa presents, they seem to take delight in rending to tatters, and reducing to nil, the fruits of long years of labor, by sharply-pointed shafts of ridicule and sneers.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Instant visit was made to the pantry, and it was found that a very aged but unbroken and sharply-pointed weapon was missing.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • Out of doors, in summer, Burton wore a spotlessly white suit, a tie-pin shaped like a sword, a pair of fashionable, sharply-pointed shoes, and the shabbiest old white beaver hat that he could lay his hands upon.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Seed corn maggots (Hylemya): Yellowish gray fly larvae up to 6-7 mm long with a blunt rear end and a sharply-pointed head.

    Chapter 10

  • He had a long clean-shaven face with a sharply-pointed nose and extremely bright eyes and a great tousled mop of grey hair.

    The Magician's Nephew

  • Constance sat down and drew the red-covered book from her pocket, and placed the seven sharply-pointed pencils, side by side and near at hand.

    Joyce of the North Woods

  • I suppose for the purpose of frightening the tiny insects, which lurk under the bark, from their hiding places, when they quickly snap them up with their sharply-pointed bills and devour them.

    Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children

  • He did not want to have to dress and go out to supper, but there was something almost pleading in the eyes that looked at him between the sharply-pointed knees.

    Uneasy Money

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