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sharp·en

 (shär′pən)
tr. & intr.v. sharp·ened, sharp·en·ing, sharp·ens
To make or become sharp or sharper.

sharp′en·er n.

sharpening

(ˈʃɑːpnɪŋ)
n
the act of making the edge of something very thin or of making its end pointedone of several very thin, small pieces of wood produced when one sharpens a pencil
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Just listen how he is sharpening the knife for it!' The guest heard the sharpening, and hurried down the steps again as fast as he could.
"Cooky's sharpening his knife for Hump," was being whispered about among the sailors, and some of them twitted him about it.
Mugridge menaced with the knife he was sharpening for me.
Whet, whet, whet,--Humphrey Van Weyden sharpening his knife in a ship's galley and trying its edge with his thumb!
She has worn herself away by constant sharpening. She is all edge.'
The Boots and the Broker were sharpening a spade-- Each working the grindstone in turn: But the Beaver went on making lace, and displayed No interest in the concern:
Besides Denisov and Dolokhov (who also led a small party and moved in Denisov's vicinity), the commanders of some large divisions with staffs also knew of this convoy and, as Denisov expressed it, were sharpening their teeth for it.
While I was still hard at work sharpening my faculties and disciplining my energies in this way, an accident befell the doctor, on the possibility of which I had not dared to calculate, even in my most hopeful moments.
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After they are clean, and with the blades pointing away from you, rub a file or sharpening stone along the edge of the blade until they are sharp.