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blunt

b luhnt

  • v  make less intense
    blunted emotions
  • v  make numb or insensitive
  • v  make dull or blunt
  • v  make less sharp
    blunt the knives
  • v  make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation
    Terror blunted her feelings
  • s  having a broad or rounded end
    thick marks made by a blunt pencil
  • s  used of a knife or other blade; not sharp
    a blunt instrument
  • s  characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    blunt talking and straight shooting
    a blunt New England farmer
  • s  devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    the blunt truth

  • Less irascible and blunt than his hard-driving predecessor Zhu Rongji, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has earned the reputation of being a modest, even-tempered and practical person .
  • According to two sources with knowledge of the meeting, the Army and Marine officers were blunt.
  • Modern history has a way of being modest with its gifts and blunt with its reckonings.
News & Articles

  • Listening Post with Blunt’s staff is June 17 at courthouse
    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will host a listening post from 11:15 a.m. to noon Monday, June 17, at the Polk County Courthouse.
    June 13, 2013 - Bolivar Herald-Free Press
  • Senator Blunt Concerned Medicare Proposal Could Reduce Vital Services
    From a press release from Senator Roy Blunt's office... WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today expressing his concern regarding a proposal in President Barack Obama’s FY14 budget proposal that would greatly limit critical reimbursement to providers for Medicare beneficiaries who are ...
    June 11, 2013 - KTTS 94.7
  • Senator Blunt Concerned Medicare Proposal Could Reduce Vital Services
    From a press release from Senator Roy Blunt's office... WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today expressing his concern regarding a proposal in President Barack Obama’s FY14 budget proposal that would greatly limit critical reimbursement to providers for Medicare beneficiaries who are ...
    June 11, 2013 - KTTS 94.7
Quotes

  • Kobe Bryant in Houston Chronicle
    He knows how bad I want him back,Bryant said in the on-court award ceremony. "I've told him that. I've been openly blunt about that and told him how much I want him back. Let's go for it again. Let's go for it again."
  • Lloyd Blankfein in Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
    I'm going to be blunt with you,Mr. Angelides said. "It sounds to me like selling a car with faulty brakes, and then selling an insurance policy on those cars."

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