in an aggressive manner;
"she was being sharply questioned"
in a well delineated manner;
"the new style of Minoan pottery was sharply defined"
changing suddenly in direction and degree;
"the road twists sharply after the light"
"turn sharp left here"
"the visor was acutely peaked"
"her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
very suddenly and to a great degree;
"conditions that precipitously increase the birthrate"
"prices rose sharply"
- Then, the decision made, she looked at him sharply.
- You should not criticize so sharply in his face.
- He was applauded by a summoned conference hall, but the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was sharply critical.
A piece of brick..struck him sharply on the cheek.出自： G. Greene
Oil exploration..has increased sharply during the past few months.出自：Times
A car suddenly pulled in front..and the chauffeur braked sharply.出自： J. Kosinski
Sharply differing explanations of why all these animals died out.出自： B. Lopez