Antonyms
Etymology

1. sharply

adverb. ['ˈʃɑːrpli'] in an aggressive manner.

Antonyms

  • dull

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sharp (English)
  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sharply

  • tarpley
  • sharpley
  • harpley

Sentences with sharply


1. Adverb
Pull sharply on the starter rope and slowly allow it to rewind into the chainsaw.

Quotes about sharply


1. And now I know why they invented words for love, why they had to: It's the only thing that can come close to describing what I feel in that moment, the baffling mixture of pain and pleasure and fear and joy, all running sharply through me at once.
- Lauren Oliver, Delirium

2. sharply

adverb. ['ˈʃɑːrpli'] in a well delineated manner.

Antonyms

  • unperceptive

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sharp (English)
  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sharply

adverb. ['ˈʃɑːrpli'] changing suddenly in direction and degree.

Synonyms

  • sharp

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • indistinct

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sharp (English)
  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sharply

adverb. ['ˈʃɑːrpli'] very suddenly and to a great degree.

Antonyms

  • gradual

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sharp (English)
  • scearp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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