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Pointed

pointed

1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock.

2. Characterised by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. His moral pleases, not his pointed wit. (pope) Pointed arch, a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; more commonly called Gothic. Pointedly, Pointedness.


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