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rapierlike Syllabification: ra·pi·er·like
Pronunciation: /ˈrāpēərˌlīk/

Definition of rapierlike in English:


(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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