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blunt

(blunt) having a thick or dull edge or point; not sharp.

blunt

Forensics
Referring to an object—in particular one used to strike blows against a person—which causes flatter wounds with broader regional tissue damage than that caused by a sharp object.
 
Medspeak
See Blunt dissection.
 
Vox populi
Curt, frank, coarse, rude, brusque, candid.

blunt

(blŭnt)
1. Of surgical instruments, having a smooth or rounded end.
2. Having no sharp angles, edges, or points.
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He also bluntly rejected the massive regimes of constant inspections that would be imposed on almost every institution in England, from schools to prisons, if they failed to meet targets.
This one takes a different tack and is bluntly hilarious, often hysterical.
Pool bluntly states that his aim is to expose and resist the report because it is covertly Calvinistic; credalistic; and because it is a tool to enhance the power of the fundamentalist SBC political structure that has already begun to enforce conformity to the document.
We split up because we all stole money off each other and slept with the wrong people," she said bluntly.
In a conversation with dairy lobbyists, Nixon bluntly spelled out a point that campaign finance reformers still don't grasp.
Against a black wall fixed with a thick yellow horizontal pole about the height of a ballet barre, all nine Ringsiders climbed, slid, slammed, and interlocked, bluntly but effectively arranging and rearranging themselves like so many red figures on a Greek vase.
The authors also bluntly advocate having social studies teachers "point out why rich nations must be considered overpopulated.
Members of the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee bluntly criticized the IRS's general mismanagement of assets it has seized, especially in light of the agency's huge $125 billion accounts receivable backlog.
In materials released by the National Day of Prayer Task Force, a group based in Colorado Springs with annual revenues of just under $2 million, Shirley Dobson bluntly states that only Christian groups that endorse the Lausanne Covenant, an evangelical statement from the 1970s, should be invited to take part.
My husband bluntly replied, "It's all about saving money.
Tracy most certainly did not, a fact he never came out and said bluntly during the two seasons after DePodesta was hired to replace Dan Evans in February 2004 but didn't make an effort to hide, either.
But the Sky Sports pundit bluntly refused to call Berti Vogts by name on Wednesday night and kept referring to him as 'the former manager'.