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Adverb: sharply  shaa(r)p-lee
  1. In an aggressive manner
    "she was being sharply questioned";
    - aggressively
  2. In a well delineated manner
    "the new style of Minoan pottery was sharply defined";
    - crisply
  3. Changing suddenly in direction and degree
    "the road twists sharply after the light";
    - sharp, acutely
  4. Very suddenly and to a great degree
    "prices rose sharply";
    - precipitously