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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sharpen.


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  • At most, the phrase sharpens the wording of Article 42 on authorization for the Security Council to resort to force.

  • "From Honda's standpoint, it really kind of sharpens our spirit of competition," Mendel said.

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  • Blockade of the α7 nAChR 'sharpens' nicotine-evoked transients; therefore, we determined the effects of co-administration of nicotine and the α7 nAChR antagonist methyllycaconitine on dSAT performance.

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  • A small silicone plate that in a few seconds "sharpens" razor blades and makes them as good as new, even extending the life of the blades with up to 10 times.

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  • "When you go against those, it kind of sharpens up your tools for the game Saturday," Miami center Tyler Horn said. rss feed

  • So much so they derive a conclusion on benefits of playing chess saying it 'sharpens' the brain.

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  • The new Focus mode of Enhancer would appear to be a de-convolver which "sharpens" using a very different approach than standard sharpeners a'la photoshop, seems to be similar to "Focus Fixer" from another vendor which is currently not available for CS3

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  • Every surrendering to this holy embrace deepens our heart and sharpens our spears.

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  • Practical is the way to go for most sportsmen, my dad has had the same Rapal knife for over 40 years and it still sharpens up just fine.

    What is the best fillet knife to purchase? I have a couple but they need sharpened so often.

  • But new research suggests that instead of being a debilitating factor, having many options actually sharpens our focus on quality.

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