adv 1: in an aggressive manner; "she was being sharply questioned"
2: in a well delineated manner; "the new style of Minoan
pottery was sharply defined" [syn: crisply
3: changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists
sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here" [syn: sharp
4: very suddenly and to a great degree; "conditions that
precipitously increase the birthrate"; "prices rose
sharply" [syn: precipitously