knifelike :

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  • s  cutting or able to cut as if with a knife
  • s  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    icy knifelike reasoning
  • s  painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
    knifelike cold
    piercing knifelike pains
  • s  having a sharp or distinct edge
    a narrow knifelike profile

  • Senior federal and airline officials told PTI last week that two knifelike weapons were found on two separate Delta Airlines planes that never took off on Sept.
  • The accident splintered the boy's jaw and sent a knifelike sliver slicing across the base of his tongue.
  • At the Chicago hospital, he complained of severe, knifelike pains in the abdomen.
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  • Mild-Mannered Stingrays Can Inflict A World Of Hurt
    These cousins of the shark send thousands of waders and surfers yelping for medical help each year. A powerful toxin in the barb of the ray's tail triggers a "knifelike pain" that can last for hours. Best prevention? Do the "stingray shuffle."
    Jan. 21, 2014 - NPR

  • Ned Yost in San Francisco Chronicle
    He didn't pull anything,Milwaukee Brewers manager Ned Yost said after Thursday's 7-3 loss to the Athletics. "It just felt strange to him. It was not a knifelike pain, just a dull ache. He has some scar tissue back there, and it could be he...

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