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Sharply

Meanings and phrases

sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in an aggressive manner; aggressively
  2. in a well delineated manner; crisply
  3. changing suddenly in direction and degree; sharp; acutely
  4. very suddenly and to a great degree; precipitously

sharply criticized

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This political stance has been sharply criticized.
  • Once in the United States, Solzhenitsyn sharply criticized the West.
  • Many of Locke's views were sharply criticized by rationalists and empiricists alike.

declined sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Natural fisheries output in the two lakes declined sharply.
  • Both performance and attendance declined sharply after 2009.
  • Per capita incomes also declined sharply, falling by 16 per cent.

sharply defined

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • More seldom it is sharply defined.
  • It was not even a sharply defined concept, with a specific content and reference.
  • This occurs at a sharply defined temperature (different for each type of crystal).

sharply pointed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The snout is relatively narrow for a bat of its small size, and the ears are rounded, with a sharply pointed tragus.
  • It is 0.8 to 1.2 inches long by 0.5 to 0.6 inches wide, has toothed margins and is rather sharply pointed at the apex.
  • The suckers near the base have severely closely set teeth, of which the middle 1-3 are much more slender and sharply pointed.

turns sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The road then turns sharply toward a north-northeast alignment and features an interchange with Interstate 79.
  • Initially the river in an easterly direction, until it turns sharply north just south of the village of Kandersteg.
  • Just before reaching US 90/SR 10A, the road turns sharply east, crosses US 90/SR 10A, and terminates at its intersection with SR 297.

fell sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After 1950, the number of death sentences fell sharply.
  • In 1994, his share of the vote fell sharply.
  • Trade in other kinds of fur fell sharply.

rose sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Unemployment rose sharply during the recession.
  • Johnston then hit Hutton on the fingers with a ball that rose sharply after pitching.
  • Young motherhood seemed to be less attractive and the age of the first birth rose sharply.

increased sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Despite this, movie attendance increased sharply.
  • As a result, public debt increased sharply to near 110 percent of GDP in 2003.
  • Industrial output increased sharply and unemployment fell during the administration's first year.

sharply critical

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Reviewers were sharply critical of both the author and the book on these ground.
  • Austrian author Franz Borkenau was sharply critical of the anarchists in Catalonia.
  • In the 1990s, he was sharply critical of the policies adopted by the Russian government.

more sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The two symphonies divide opinion even more sharply.
  • The rim is more sharply formed along the east-southeast side.
  • After its steep northern slope the range curves more sharply to the west.

dropped sharply

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Due to the many changes the listening figures dropped sharply.
  • However, enrollment dropped sharply because of the Panic of 1873.
  • After the IPO, shares of Bharti Infratel dropped sharply at the commencement of trading.
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