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1. pointed

adjective. ['ˈpɔɪntɪd'] having a point.

Synonyms

  • five-pointed
  • pyramidical
  • sharpened
  • pyramidal
  • acuate
  • angulate
  • barrelled
  • angular
  • spikelike
  • barreled
  • spinous
  • fusiform
  • sharp
  • acute
  • needlelike
  • acanthous
  • pyramidic
  • nibbed
  • acanthoid
  • spindle-shaped
  • spiked
  • six-pointed
  • cigar-shaped
  • peaked

Antonyms

  • dull
  • pointless
  • unbarreled
  • spineless

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Words that Rhyme with Pointed

  • disjointed
  • anointed
  • jointed

Example sentences of the word pointed


1. Adjective
Set the pointed end of the nail set against the head of the finishing nail.

2. Verb, past tense
Place the stroller on a flat surface with the wheels pointed down and the handle facing up.

3. Verb, past participle
They have pointed ears as well as pointed and short muzzles.

Quotes containing the word pointed


1. Albert Camus, a great humanist and existentialist voice, pointed out that to commit to a just cause with no hope of success is absurd. But then, he also noted that not committing to a just cause is equally absurd. But only one choice offers the possibility for dignity. And dignity matters. Dignity matters.
- David Simon

2. Albert Camus, a great humanist and existentialist voice, pointed out that to commit to a just cause with no hope of success is absurd. But then, he also noted that not committing to a just cause is equally absurd. But only one choice offers the possibility for dignity. And dignity matters. Dignity matters.
- David Simon

3. Is there some particular reason that you're here?"..."Not this again.""Not what again?"said Clary."Every time I annoy him, he retreats into his No Mundanes Allowed tree house."Simon pointed at Jace.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. bristle-pointed

adjective. pointed like bristles.

Antonyms

  • rounded

3. five-pointed

adjective. having five points.

Antonyms

  • rounded

4. pointed-toe

adjective. having a pointed toe.

Synonyms

  • toed

5. six-pointed

adjective. having six points.

Antonyms

  • rounded

6. pointed-leaf_maple

noun. small shrubby Japanese plant with leaves having 5 to 7 acuminate lobes; yellow in autumn.

Synonyms

  • Acer argutum

7. pointed

adjective. ['ˈpɔɪntɪd'] direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant.

Antonyms

  • round
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