King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SH'ARPLY, adverb

1. With a keen edge or a fine point.

2. Severely; rigorously; roughly.

They are to be more sharply chastised and reformed than the rude Irish.


3. Keenly; acutely; vigorously; as the mind and memory sharply exercised.

4. Violently; vehemently.

At the arrival of English embassadors, the soldiers were sharply assailed with wants. Hayward.

5. With keen perception; exactly; minutely.

You contract your eye, when you would see sharply. Bacon.

6. Acutely; wittily; with nice discernment.