razor-sharp


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razor-sharp

1. Literally, very sharp, like a razor. Stand back, that tool is razor-sharp! Please be careful cutting those vegetables with such a razor-sharp knife.
2. Particularly clear, perceptive, and/or intelligent. Victoria may seem quiet, but she always has these razor-sharp insights on the texts we're reading. The think tank is known for razor-sharp analysis of world affairs. A lot of people are funny, but she has razor-sharp wit.
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They should be familiar with razor-sharp, tight marking near the goal.
The female specimen that fishermen hauled in has eight arms, two parrot-like beaks, and two 16-foot tentacles with several razor-sharp, tooth-like hooks.
Babs jumps in, grabs an 8-foot, 250-pound gator (who has, oh, 82 razor-sharp teeth) by the tail and pulls him onto the sand.
It features full tang construction, a razor-sharp blade that measures 4 5/8" long and nearly 1/4" thick.
Such razor-sharp vision would permit the telescope array to capture the first images of hot gas swirling about supermassive black holes, the researchers say.
The coating provides a precise thickness control, giving razor-sharp edges a dramatically increased service time, according to the manufacturer.
Their tales are usually dark and razor-sharp indictments of contemporary culture and mores.
The bird dives faster than 320 kilometers (200 miles) per hour to strike flying prey with razor-sharp talons, swooping to grab its plunging meal in midair.
Thus, it's important that professionals and entrepreneurs alike keep their presentation skills razor-sharp.
Pure white plaster models of unrealised buildings were displayed in front of razor-sharp black and white line diagrams.
As the demand for NAC solutions increased in 2006 and a multitude of offerings flooded the NAC market, Lockdown bolstered its competitive edge by maintaining a razor-sharp focus on addressing real-world network security demands," said Brett Helsel, CEO of Lockdown Networks.
It is great news for punters who were already well served, but the competition is guaraneed to be razor-sharp.
101 Razor-Sharp Slide Guitar Licks: Electric Urban/Chicago Style" is a guide to the basic blues slide guitar style.
To accomplish this, razor-sharp blades must be attached to hardcore ferrules.
And the carnivorous mosasaur, which slithered like an eel through the water, attacking anything it could find with its razor-sharp teeth.