[syn: precipitously, sharply]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sharply \Sharp"ly\, adv.
In a sharp manner,; keenly; acutely.
They are more sharply to be chastised and reformed than
the rude Irish. --Spenser.
The soldiers were sharply assailed with wants.
You contract your eye when you would see sharply.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
23 Moby Thesaurus words for "sharply":
abruptly, acerbically, acutely, angrily, closely, cuttingly,
definitely, definitively, distinctly, firmly, harshly, intensely,
intently, penetratingly, peremptorily, piercingly, precipitately,
precipitously, quickly, severely, sternly, strictly, suddenly