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Interest rates have fallen sharply over the last few weeks.
The government has been sharply criticized for human rights violations.
In this photograph, the figures are more sharply defined.
The economic situation in the north contrasts sharply with that in the south.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
satirical writing or art uses humour to criticize people or things and make them seem silly
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of sharply from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.