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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : trenchant wit. ,a trenchant policy of political reform
  • Isabel saw them come with a good deal of assiduity to her aunt’s hotel, and judged them with a trenchancy which is doubtless to be accounted for by the temporary...
  • Holz states with great clearness and trenchancy what he calls his 'new principle of lyric'; one which
  • His generosity in reading this entire manuscript was characteristic; so was the trenchancy and penetration of his comments. for more
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