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trenchant
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • First, the lonely boar-spears and knives of the chase had been reddened as of old; then, had gleamed trenchant in the morning sunshine; now, doors and windows were thrown open, horses in their stables looked round over their shoulders at the light and freshness pouring in at doorways, leaves sparkled and rustled at iron-grated windows, dogs pulled hard at their chains, and reared impatient to be loosed.

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  • Her most trenchant criticism was aimed at the President.
  • She surprised everyone with an especially trenchant argument.

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