Trenchantly Trench"ant*ly, adv. In a trenchant, or sharp, manner; sharply; severely. [1913 Webster]

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  • trenchantly — adverb see trenchant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • trenchantly — adv. in a trenchant manner; decisively, in a clear cut manner; concisely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trenchantly — tren·chant·ly …   English syllables

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

  • trenchant — adjective Etymology: Middle English trenchaunt, from Anglo French, present participle of trencher Date: 14th century 1. keen, sharp 2. vigorously effective and articulate < a trenchant analysis >; also caustic < trenchant remarks > 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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