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Word: keen

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  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    Synonyms

    lament

    Examples
    • we lamented the death of the child
  • adj having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    Examples
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • adj intense or sharp
    Synonyms

    exquisite

    Examples
    • suffered exquisite pain
    • felt exquisite pleasure
  • adj very good
    Examples
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
    • we had a grand old time
  • adj painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
    Examples
    • a cutting wind
    • keen winds
    • knifelike cold
    • piercing knifelike pains
    • piercing cold
    • piercing criticism
    • a stabbing pain
    • lancinating pain
  • adj having a sharp cutting edge or point
    Examples
    • a keen blade
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010