(Especially of speech or intelligence) very quick and incisive: rapierlike wit
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- His merciless scorn, his blistering sarcasm, his rapier-like thrusts of irony must have made many an opponent squirm.
- He himself was a good chairman, thanks to his phenomenal memory and his ability to put rapier-like questions which penetrated to the core of the matter.
- Using his rapier-like jab and speed afoot, Ali earned a lopsided decision in a bout that was physically much tougher than the final outcome indicates.
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