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  • And this animal-behavior, which runs through the work, is written down with knife-sharp prose.

    Ru Freeman: Justin Torres: Give Us More

  • He found his wife, Angela, posing before a knife-sharp Pontiac Grand Prix in Prospect Park, looking very sultry in a jaguar stole; “real jaguar,” he said, “not the stuff they have today.”

    Story pick: Wallet found after 40 years

  • I also find them welcomed as a vegetarian main course, in which case they need a bright, knife-sharp salsa to go with them.

    Nigel Slater's classic corn fritters recipe

  • And this animal-behavior, which runs through the work, is written down with knife-sharp prose.

    Ru Freeman: Justin Torres: Give Us More

  • Guilt caught Isolde like a knife-sharp gust of wind—powerful enough that she forgot any unaccustomed currents in the room, forgot everything but the wish that she could sink through the stone-tiled floor.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • She stopped as another sudden, knife-sharp memory came back.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • The first, the critically acclaimed "Private Jokes, Public Places" an X-ACTO knife-sharp comedy that dealt with pretensions and posturing in academe, and introduced a pair of adversaries, Margaret Kim and Erhardt Shlaminger had a four-month run at the center in 2003.

    Deconstructing Architecture

  • Their faces were so alike that Isolde thought they must be brothers—or even twins—with high cheekbones, knife-sharp features, and thickly lashed brown eyes.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • This Wallabies team are maturing rapidly, their whole-hearted defence and knife-sharp running rendering their acute scrum problems almost irrelevant.

    Australia underline the many failings of Martin Johnson's England set-up

  • The walloping curve of the roof, with its knife-sharp edge gesturing toward the Washington Monument on the far side of Interstate 395, appears more like a sun hat than a roof.

    Setting the Stage for Renewal

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