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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Words that Rhyme with Sharply

  • tarpley
  • sharpley
  • harpley

Example sentences of the word sharply


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

Quotes containing the word 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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