sharply

definition: 
very suddenly and to a great degree; showing sensitivity or quick thiking
sentence: 
The week got off to a rocky start on Monday, with all major indexes on Wall Street closing sharply down.
The ring of white calcium carbonate absorbed into the rock from the water contrasts sharply with the deep colors of the sandstone.
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
3
toefl classification: 
adverb: 
sharply
adjective: 
sharp
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adjective sentence: 
verb: 
sharpen
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noun: 
sharpness
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