English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "blunt"

The hunter clubbed the dying animal over the head with the blunt end of his spearThe victim was hit over the head with a blunt instrument of some kind.

The hunter clubbed the dying animal over the head with the blunt end of his spear.

My boss was very blunt in saying that he didn't think I was doing a very good job.

According to my book on palm reading, fingers which are short and blunt indicate a stubborn character.

The arrow was so blunt that it couldn't pierce the target.

My darts are getting blunt and won't stick into the dartboard very well.

She was careful to blunt her criticism of his work because she didn't want to hurt his feelings too much.

Whereas Chinese chopsticks are blunt at the eating end, Japanese chopsticks are pointed.

He blunted the axe trying to cut firewood on a cement pad.

Lester B. Pearson once suggested that politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.

A few hours of piano lessons have blunted her enthusiasm for learning to play a musical instrument.

She tends to be rather blunt in speaking to the staff, but people appreciate her honesty nonetheless.

His bluntness sometimes got him trouble with those employees who were a bit more sensitive.

We'd better sharpen this knife, it's getting pretty blunt.

When our children were little, the only kitchen knives we had were pretty blunt because we were afraid that they'd cut themselves.


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