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incisive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishincisivein‧ci‧sive /ɪnˈsaɪsɪv/ adjective 🔊 🔊 CLEAR/EASY TO UNDERSTANDshowing intelligence and a clear understanding of somethingincisive remarks/criticism etc 🔊 Her questions were well-formulated and incisive.incisively adverbincisiveness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
incisiveHis craft just keeps getting better, his gentle ribbing of modern human existence ever-more incisive.The Chicago settings are authentically bleak and the plotting subtle and incisive.Her ability to combine ravishing description with incisive analysis was outstanding.Everyman wasn't as comprehensive and incisive as it might have been, but it was an intriguing, doleful documentary none the less.an incisive critique of American politicsFor some one who had just completed an incisive experiment, Stafford seemed remarkably subdued, even irritable.You may know him as the talented creator of that incisive Tucson Weekly comic strip, Staggering Heights.How she would have skewered all this passing fuss with her incisive wit!
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