Definitions

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  • adj. harsh

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Examples

  • And Goll loosened the covering that was about it, and he gave Fergus a good reward from it as he was used to do; for there never was a wise, sharp-worded poet, or a sweet harp-player, or any learned man of Ireland or of Alban, but Goll would give him gold or silver or some good thing.

    Gods and Fighting Men

  • And she also has some advice for President Obama and sharp-worded assessments of Bernie Madoff and AIG bonuses.

    AOL News

  • Speaker Nabih Berri, sent a sharp-worded letter to MP Michel Aoun on what he viewed as a provocation and the imposition of a fait accompli in the south and said to him: I am neither Elie Skaff nor Talal Arslan to impose on me your candidates

    Ya Libnan | Lebanon News Live from Beirut

  • A polite person would never go out of her way to embarrass an already embarrassed woman in front of the nation by making a sharp-worded stink about her.

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • She’s a copperheaded waitress, tired and sharp-worded, she hides her bad brown tooth behind a wicked smile, and flicks her ass out of habit, to fend off the pass that passes for affection.

    HELP SAVE TEXAS' ONLY FEMINIST BOOKSTORE

  • 04: 50 After Issam Abu Jamra declared his candidacy in the district of Marjayoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, sent a sharp-worded letter to MP Michel Aoun on what he viewed as a provocation and the imposition of a fait accompli in the south and said to him: I am neither Elie Skaff nor Talal Arslan to impose on me your candidates

    Ya Libnan | Lebanon News Live from Beirut

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