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adjective     crisp pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
  1. 1
    crisp food is firm in a pleasant way and makes a noise when you bite it

    The bacon should be crisp and brown.

    a crisp apple/carrot

  2. 2
    crisp weather is pleasant because it is cold and dry

    a crisp spring day

  3. 3
    crisp cloth or paper is smooth, clean, and fresh

    He put on a crisp white shirt.

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“Take a seat,” she said crisply.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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