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blunt

adjective  /blʌnt/ us  

blunt adjective (DIRECT IN SPEECH)

saying what you think without trying to be polite or caring about other people’s feelings: blunt criticism Blunt and outspoken, he often quarreled with fellow officials.

blunt adjective (NOT SHARP)

[-er/-est only] not having a sharp edge or point: Use a blunt instrument to smash the ginger and onion into the garlic.
bluntly
adverb  /ˈblʌnt·li/ us  
He is, to put it bluntly, a big bore.

blunt

verb [T]  /blʌnt/ us  

blunt verb [T] (MAKE LESS STRONG)

to make something less strongly felt: Eating between meals will blunt your appetite.
(Definition of blunt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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