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Definition of trenchant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    trenchant

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtrɛntʃənt//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1(of criticism, remarks, etc.) expressed strongly and effectively, in a clear way synonym incisive
  2. 2 His trenchant views on the subject are well known.
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