crisply vs sharply what difference

what is difference between crisply and sharply

English

Etymology

From crisp +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɹɪspli/

Adverb

crisply (comparative more crisply, superlative most crisply)

  1. In a crisp manner.

Anagrams

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English

Etymology

From Middle English sharply, scharply, from Old English sċearplīċe (sharply, smartly), equivalent to sharp +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ʃɑɹpli/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ʃɑːpli/

Adverb

sharply (comparative sharplier or more sharply, superlative sharpliest or most sharply)

  1. In a sharp manner.
  2. (to describe breathing) Suddenly and intensely like a gasp, but typically as the result of an emotional reaction.
  3. In an intellectually alert and penetrating manner.
  4. Severely.
    • 2013 June 18, Simon Romero, “Protests Widen as Brazilians Chide Leaders,” New York Times (retrieved 21 June 2013):
      The economy has slowed to a pale shadow of its growth in recent years; inflation is high, the currency is declining sharply against the dollar — but the expectations of Brazilians have rarely been higher, feeding broad intolerance with corruption, bad schools and other government failings.
  5. Of speech, delivered in a stern or harsh tone.

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