(adjective) keen, sharp / (adjective) vigorously effective and articulate / (adjective) caustic / (adjective) sharply perceptive; penetrating / (adjective) clear-cut, distinct
seems to capture a trenchant insurrectionary tableau
an undifferentiated mass of high-quality description and trenchant reflection that becomes both numbing and euphoric
trenchantly criticize code art
they wanted to destroy reality and themselves – and to rediscover, in the process, some sense of chivalry and nobility – and therefore they embraced the trenchant power of radical Islam.
One of Wang Hui’s most trenchant analyses is of the Tiananmen Square events
A trenchant sense of culture, discipline and consciousness, of outright irreconcilability with the bourgeoisie
Marx actually admired capitalism in some ways, which means that he might have been right about a few things; meanwhile, his trenchant criticisms of it will be treated as the quaintly perceptive observations of an awkward crank
about mainstream publications occasionally "rediscovering" Karl Marx
a trenchant indictment of our global economic system
its trenchant edge is somewhat blunted by the passage of time
Norris points out that Rorty is less trenchant than Baudrillard
footnote 43. re: Rorty's opposition to the idea of truth
It is difficult to imagine a more trenchant political example of the weight of Lacan's distinction between the 'subject of the enunciated' and the 'subject of the enunciation'
the truly trenchant dimension of racism: the ‘being’ of blacks (as of whites or anyone else) is a socio-symbolic being