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1. blue-pencil

verb. cut or eliminate.

Synonyms

  • delete
  • edit

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • decriminalise
  • add

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2. sharpener

noun. any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • strop
  • grindstone
  • pencil sharpener
  • steel

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • dull
  • uncover

3. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood.

Synonyms

  • tip
  • peak
  • rubber eraser
  • rubber
  • lead pencil
  • pencil eraser
  • writing implement
  • slate pencil

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

4. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] a cosmetic in a long thin stick; designed to be applied to a particular part of the face.

Antonyms

  • break

5. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point.

Antonyms

  • unpointedness

6. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication.

Synonyms

  • plumbago
  • graphite

Antonyms

  • pull
  • ride
  • bottom out

7. pencil

verb. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] write, draw, or trace with a pencil.

Synonyms

  • delineate
  • line
  • trace
  • describe

Antonyms

  • minimum
  • maximum
  • good
  • adduct

Example sentences of the word pencil-sharpener


1. Noun Phrase
Place the tip of the eyeliner pencil into the hole of the pencil sharpener.

2. Noun Phrase
Lay the wax paper on a flat surface, then use the pencil sharpener to sharpen the crayons, allowing the shavings to fall onto the wax paper.

3. Noun Phrase
Pencil sharpeners may have different diameter holes, so make sure that you select a pencil sharpener that best fits your particular eyeliner pencil.

4. Noun Phrase
As with pencil sharpeners, both manual and electric knife sharpeners turn a dull blade sharp again in virtually no time.

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