|terävä englanniksi||ingenious fi, pointed fi, perceptive fi, acute fi, smart fi, astute fi, tart fi, trenchant fi, fly fi, bright fi, quick-witted fi, sharp fi, witty fi|
: This fellow is ingenious; he fixed a problem I didnt even know I had.
: That is an ingenious model of the atom.
: He sent me an ingenious reply for an email.
: The warrior brandished a pointed spear.
: The Siamese is a pointed breed of cat.
*: Attention has been called to the report in a New-York paper, which has been made the subject of pointed comment ...
*: After a harsh police crackdown last week fueled anger and swelled protests, President Dilma Rousseff, a former guerrilla who was imprisoned under the dictatorship and has now become the target of pointed criticism herself, tried to appease dissenters by embracing their cause on Tuesday.
*: President Taft to-day had a pointed comment for the "new nationalism" that his predecessor has been launching in the West.
: He is so perceptive when it comes to other peoples feelings.
: ux|en|His need for medical attention was acute.
: ux|en|She had an acute sense of honor. Eagles have very acute vision.
: ux|en|It was an acute event.
: ux|en|He dropped dead of an acute illness.
: ux|en|The acute symptoms resolved promptly.
: ux|en|The last letter of “café” is ‘e’ acute.
: an acute tone or accent
: The word “cafe” often has an acute over the ‘e’.
: He acutes his rising inflection too much.
: After being hit with a pitch, the batter exclaimed "Ouch, my arm smarts!"
*: He moved convulsively, and as he did so, said, "Ill be quiet, Doctor. Tell them to take off the strait waistcoat. I have had a terrible dream, and it has left me so weak that I cannot move. Whats wrong with my face? It feels all swollen, and it smarts dreadfully."
*: A goad that ... smarts the flesh.
*: No creature smarts so little as a fool.
*: He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it.
*: How smart a lash that speech doth give my conscience.
: a smart pain
*: I always preferred the church, and I still do. But that was not smart enough for my family. They recommended the army. That was a great deal too smart for me.
: smart bomb, smart car
: smartcard, smartphone
: a smart outfit
: He became tired of his daughters sarcasm and smart remarks.
*: Who, for the poor renown of being smart / Would leave a sting within a brothers heart?
*: a sentence or two, ... which I thought very smart
*: smart skirmishes, in which many fell
*: There is a smart shower at 5 P.M., and in the midst of it a hummingbird is busy about the flowers in the garden, unmindful of it, though you would think that each big drop that struck him would be a serious accident.
: He raised his voice, and it hurt her feelings right smart.
: That cast on his leg chaffs him right smart.
*: The stars shine smarter.
: a smart gown
: a smart breeze
*: To stand twixt us and our deserved smart.
*: Counsel mitigates the greatest smart.
*: The best headteachers are like submarine captains – cool-headed, astute decision-makers – who trust their colleagues and surroundings to indicate where their ship is headed.
: I ate a very tart apple.
: He gave me a very tart reply.
*: The trenchant blade, Toledo [[trusty]], / For want of fighting was grown rusty, / And ate into itself, for lack / Of somebody to hew and hack.
*: His eyes, of the usual blue, were perhaps remarkably cold, and he certainly could make his glance fall on one as trenchant and heavy as an axe.
*: a trifling fly, none of your great familiars
*: Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
: ux|en|Birds of passage fly to warmer regions as it gets colder in winter. The Concorde flew from Paris to New York faster than any other passenger airplane. It takes about eleven hours to fly from Frankfurt to Hongkong. The little fairy flew home on the back of her friend, the giant eagle.
*: Sleep flies the wretch.
*: to fly the favours of so good a king
*: Whither shall I fly to escape their hands?
*: Fly, ere evil intercept thy flight.
*: He staggered and fell, grasped vainly at the stone, and slid into the abyss. “Fly, you fools!” he cried, and was gone.
: ux|en|Fly, my lord! The enemy are upon us!
*: The brave black flag I fly.
: ux|en|Charles Lindbergh flew his airplane The Spirit of St. Louis across the Atlantic ocean. Why don’t you go outside and fly kites, kids? The wind is just perfect. Birds fly their prey to their nest to feed it to their young. Each day the post flies thousands of letters around the globe.
: ux|en|Lets see if that idea flies. You know, I just dont think thats going to fly. Why dont you spend your time on something better?
*: Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race.
*: The dark waves murmured as the ships flew on.
: ux|en|a door flies open; a bomb flies apart
: rfquotek|Francis Bacon
: ux|en|We had a quick half-hour fly back into the city.
*: As we left the house in my fly, which had been waiting, Van Helsing said:— ‘Tonight I can sleep in peace [...].’
*: And, driving back in the fly, Macmaster said to himself that you couldnt call Mrs. Duchemin ordinary, at least.
: Jones flied to right in his last at-bat.
: be assured, O man of sin—pilferer of small wares and petty larcener—that there is an eye within keenly glancing from some loophole contrived between accordions and tin breastplates that watches your every movement, and is "fly,"— to use a term peculiarly comprehensible to dishonest minds—to the slightest gesture of illegal conveyancing. (Charles Dickens, "Arcadia"; Household Words [http://books.google.com/books?id=mFZBAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA381 Vol.7 p.381])
: Hes pretty fly.
: ux|en|Could you please dim the light? Its far too bright.
*: Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes. The clear light of the bright autumn morning had no terrors for youth and health like hers.
*: The earth was dark, but the heavens were bright.
*: The public places were as bright as at noonday.
*: The sun was bright oerhead.
: ux|en|Hes very bright. He was able to solve the problem without my help.
*: —Ah, God, Corley replied, sure I couldnt teach in a school, man. I was never one of your bright ones, he added with a half laugh.
: ux|en|The orange and blue walls of the sitting room were much brighter than the dull grey walls of the kitchen.
*: Here the bright crocus and blue violet grew.
: ux|en|I woke up today feeling so bright that I decided to have a little dance.
*: Their spirits had risen a little at the discovery of the path, but now they sank into their boots; and yet they would not give it up and go away. The hobbit was no longer much brighter than the dwarves. He would do nothing but sit with his back to the rock-face and starenb....
*: Be bright and jovial among your guests.
*: the brightest annals of a female reign
*: From the brightest wines / Hed turn abhorrent.
*: with brighter evidence, and with surer success
*: Dark with excessive bright thy skirts appear.
: Your brights are on.
: She was far too quick-witted to miss the implications of what he was saying.
: ux|en|I keep my knives sharp so that they dont slip unexpectedly while carving.
*: Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
: ux|en|My nephew is a sharp lad; he can count to 100 in six languages, and hes only five years old.
: ux|en|Ernest made the pencil too sharp and accidentally stabbed himself with it.
: ux|en|a sharp hill; a face with sharp features
: ux|en|The orchestras third violin several times was sharp about an eighth of a tone.
: ux|en|Milly couldnt stand sharp cheeses when she was pregnant, because they made her nauseated.
: ux|en|A pregnant woman during labor normally experiences a number of sharp contractions.
*: She wakened in sharp panic, bewildered by the grotesquerie of some half-remembered dream in contrast with the harshness of inclement fact.
: ux|en|Michael had a number of sharp ventures that he kept off the books.
: ux|en|a sharp dealer; a sharp customer
*: the necessity of being so sharp and exacting
: ux|en|Youll need sharp aim to make that shot.
: ux|en|sharp criticism; When the two rivals met, first there were sharp words, and then a fight broke out.
: ux|en|You look so sharp in that tuxedo!
: ux|en|Keep a sharp watch on the prisoners. I dont want them to escape!
: ux|en|Drive down Main for three quarters of a mile, then make a sharp right turn onto Pine.
*: The street down which Warwick had come intersected Front Street at a sharp angle in front of the old hotel, forming a sort of flatiron block at the junction, known as Liberty Point
: ux|en|a sharp ascent or descent; a sharp turn or curve
: ux|en|Sure, any planar graph can be five-colored. But that result is not sharp: in fact, any planar graph can be four-colored. That is sharp: the same cant be said for any lower number.
*: Time and time again, the amateur player has lost the opportunity to make the really best move because he felt bound to follow some chess "rule" he had learned, rather than to make the sharp move which was indicated by the position.
*: In such situations most chess players choose the obvious and logical way: they go in for sharp play. However, not everyone is a natural attacking player...
: ux|en|a sharp pain; the sharp and frosty winter air
*: Sharp misery had worn him to the bones.
*: the morning sharp and clear
*: in sharpest perils faithful proved
: ux|en|a sharp appetite
*: in sharp contest of battle
*: A sharp assault already is begun.
: ux|en|sharp sand
: rfquotek|Edward Moxon
: rfquotek|M. Arnold
*: You bite so sharp at reasons.
: Ill see you at twelve oclock sharp.
: I didnt enjoy the concert much because the tenor kept going sharp on the high notes.
: The pitch pipe sounded out a perfect F? (F sharp).
: Transposition frequently is harder to read because of all the sharps and flats on the staff.
: The piece was difficult to read after it had been transposed, since in the new key many notes were sharps.
: Beethovens "Moonlight Sonata" is written in C? minor (C sharp minor.)
: Place sharps in the specially marked red container for safe disposal.
*: If butchers had but the manners to go to sharps, gentlemen would be contented with a rubber at cuffs.
: The casino kept in the break room a set of pictures of known sharps for the bouncers to see.
: rfquotek|Charles Kingsley
*: The Circle was one of the few dances the older sharps frequented; mostly they were to be found in pubs, pool-halls or at the track.
: That new musician must be tone deaf: he sharped half the notes of the song!
*: Then cam there a lady that was a wytty lady, and she seyde playnly unto the Kyng...that he sholde never be hole but yf that Sir Trystrames wente into the same contrey than the venym came fro, and in that contrey sholde he be holpyn, other ellys never.
*: It hath beene a witty invention...to establish and ordaine certaine vaine and worthles markes, therewith to honor and recompence vertuenb....
: ux|en|His speech was both witty and informative.
: ux|en|His frequent [[quip]]s mark him as particularly witty.
: ux|en|She may have grown older, but she has grown no less witty.