Textual thesaurus for "knifelike"

(adj) lancinate, lancinating, keen, stabbing, cutting, piercing

painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

a cutting wind; keen winds; knifelike cold; piercing knifelike pains; piercing cold; piercing criticism; a stabbing pain; lancinating pain

(adj) penetrating, penetrative, incisive, discriminating, piercing, acute, keen, sharp

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