(Especially of speech or intelligence) very quick and incisive: rapierlike wit
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- The Italian, though, refused to lie down, breaking again for a 4-1 lead with a rapier-like crosscourt backhand.
- Students delivered several rapier-like thrusts of logic that impressed the panels of judges, made up of eminent scientists, artists, philosophers and captains of industry.
- "The whole operation had a rapier-like thrust which could not possibly have been the inspiration of a sick, weary Prime Minister; nor was it his style."
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