German English Dictionary

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scharf in English:

1. acrid acrid


The acrid odour of the chilli even gave the firefighters pause. The chemical has an acrid smell.
acrid smoke
The acrid odour of burning rubber.
This stew tastes acrid.

English word "scharf"(acrid) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Always a Qurono" (Jim H...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Sea Garden" (Hilda Dool...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Spirit of 1906" (Ge...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Reprint of Two Tracts" ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Spices and How to Know ...

2. sharp sharp


sharp teeth
That knife wasn't sharp and I couldn't cut the meat with it, so I resorted to using my pocket knife.
I have a hard time seeing the logic of this latest decision of his. He just isn't as sharp as he used to be.
Nobody anticipated such a sharp decline in interest rates.
He was on the verge of revealing the secret when a sharp look from Martha shut him up.
Its sharp claws began to open and close, open and close.
A sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
In the kitchen, you're more apt to cut yourself with a dull knife than with a sharp one.
This may be because of a change in people's attitude toward marriage and the sharp increase of fast food restaurants and convenience stores which are open 24 hours a day and enable young people to live more easily.
What Alice, waiting for a reply, was faced with was a sudden howl. It was a resounding noise, sharp as to burst her ear drums, loud as to reach unto the heavens.
Dad, should I poke Rod with a sharp thing like the mouse did?
Sharp knife, sharp pain, sharp criticism, to be a bit sharp with people, sharp turn, sharp tongue
The economic and financial crisis also brought a sharp fall in world trade.
What time of day are you at your sharpest?
There is data indicating a sharp increase in seizures of falsified medicines by customs.

English word "scharf"(sharp) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Poems" (S. C. Mercer)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Angling Sketches" (Andr...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Fun and Nonsense" (Will...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Nights With Uncle Remus...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Mrs. Thompson A Novel" ...

3. keenly keenly


They seemed to be keenly interested in the game.

English word "scharf"(keenly) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Swan Song" (Anton Checkov)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Pioneer Mother" (Haml...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Corporal Tikitanu V.C."...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Girl in Her Teens" ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Legend of the Linco...

4. pungent pungent


Pungent fumes arose from the chemical mixture.
pungent smell
Most famous and pungent of French ingredients, garlic is a brilliantly healthy addition to hot and cold dishes — meat, salad, soup or pasta.

English word "scharf"(pungent) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Patience" (James W. Ale...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Tea-Blending as a Fine ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Harpsichords and Clavic...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Taleef Shereef Or, ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Experiments on the Nerv...