scearp-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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scearp-líc
adj. Sharp, keen, searching, effectual Hwæt is sió þyrelung ðæs wáges búton scearplícu and smeálícu fandung ðæs módes ðæt mon onlúce ða heardan heortan quid est parietem fodere, nisi acutis inquisitionibus duritiam cordis aperire? Past. 21, 3; Swt. 155, 1. Ðonne hé him gecýð mid hú scearplícum costungum wé sint ǽghwonon útan behrincgde cum tentationum aculeos nos undique circumdantes innotescit, 21, 5; Swt. 163, 16. Hú ne gesceóp ðé se scaþa scearplíce bysne nonne exempla tibi dabat latro? Dóm. L. 53.
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