Pointed things have a sharp end, like a cat's pointed teeth or the pointed tip of your 2 pencil . A pointed comment, on the other hand, is deliberately direct.
Sharp; having a sharp point;
direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant; "a pointed critique"; "a pointed allusion to what was going on"; "another pointed look in their direction"
having a point
imp. & p. p.
Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock.
Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing.
His moral pleases, not his pointed wit.
Sharp; having a sharp point;
Joanna points her camera at a section of society unused to having cameras pointed at it. But I don't know about categorizing them in terms of class I'm a bit wary of that. My dad is the son of a shipbuilder.
'Nil By Mouth' was a bit autobiographical, but as I always pointed out at the time, that's not my dad.
As many political writers have pointed out, commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones.
In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out.
I never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer has ever pointed a gun to his head.
In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved.Misspelled Form
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Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.
Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature.
Men may yearn for peace, cry for peace, and work for peace, but there will be no peace until they follow the path pointed out by the Living Christ. He is the true light of men's lives.
As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism.
You can manage 50 people through the strength of your personality and lack of sleep. You can touch them all in a week and make sure they're all pointed in the right direction.
This little kid pointed at me and said, 'You look disgusting!' That was the first time I thought maybe I did. I decided I'd better start eating. I'm just thankful that I made it through with relatively few scars.