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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sharp·ly, adv. In a sharp manner,; keenly; acutely.
    They are more sharply to be chastised and reformed than the rude Irish.   --Spenser.
    The soldiers were sharply assailed with wants.   --Hayward.
    You contract your eye when you would see sharply.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]