Word:

Incisive

In`ci´sive
a.1.
1.Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; cutting;
2.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the incisors; incisor; as, the incisive bones, the premaxillaries.
3.Clearly and succinctly stated, with penetrating insight into the issue at hand; as, an incisive comment.
Adj.1.incisive - having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "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"
2.incisive - very penetrating and clear and sharp in operation; "an incisive mind"; "a keen intelligence"; "of sharp and active intellect"
Synonyms: keen, sharp
3.incisive - suitable for cutting or piercing; "incisive teeth"; "the piercing needle"
Synonyms: piercing
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