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Word of the Day 01/10/17 Incisive

Incisive (adjective)
in·ci·sive [in-sahy-siv]
(previously 02-13-13)

adjective
1. penetrating; cutting; biting; trenchant: an incisive tone of voice.
2. remarkably clear and direct; sharp; keen; acute: an incisive method of summarizing the issue.
3. adapted for cutting or piercing.
4. of or pertaining to the incisors: the incisive teeth.

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1. acid, mordant; sarcastic, sardonic.

Origin: 1520–30; < Medieval Latin incisivus. See incise, -ive

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