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sharply adv
1 in an aggressive manner; "she was being sharply questioned" [syn: aggressively]
2 in a well delineated manner; "the new style of Minoan pottery was sharply defined" [syn: crisply]
3 changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here" [syn: sharp]
4 very suddenly and to a great degree; "conditions that precipitously increase the birthrate"; "prices rose sharply" [syn: precipitously]

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  1. In a sharp manner; pertaining to precision.

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