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keen
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
1. A prolonged wail for a deceased person. Cf. Coranach.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Sharp; having a fine edge or point; as, a keen razor, or a razor with a keen edge.
3. Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.
4. Eager; vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.
5. Piercing; penetrating; cutting; sharp; - applied to cold, wind, etc, ; as, a keen wind; the cold is very keen.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To wail as a keener does.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To sharpen; to make cold.
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