Definitions for "Trenchant"
Keywords:  keen, intellect, fig, insights, biting
Fig.: Keen; biting; severe; as, trenchant wit.
having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"
Keywords:  gutting, sharp, fitted, cut
Fitted to trench or cut; gutting; sharp.
characterized by or full of force and vigor; "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument"