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pointed

point·ed

pointed

 
pronunciation:
poIn tihd
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a tapered point.
 
synonyms:
acuminate, acute, cuspidate, peaked, pointy, sharp
antonyms:
blunt
similar words:
sagittal, spiny, swordlike, thorny
definition 2: strongly implying or indicating something.
his pointed remarks
synonyms:
barbed, insinuating, penetrating, piercing
similar words:
biting, cutting, incisive, keen, sharp, trenchant
definition 3: decided or pronounced.
a pointed sense of injustice
synonyms:
acute, intense, keen, penetrating, strong
similar words:
clear, decided, distinct, marked, pronounced, sharp
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derivations: pointedly (adv.), pointedness (n.)