Double-edged

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Adjective

double-edged (comparative more Double-edged, superlative most Double-edged)

  1. (not comparable) Describing a blade, such as a sword or knife, that is sharp on both edges.
  2. (comparable, figuratively) Describing something that is as dangerous for the user as the one it is used on.
    Slander is a double-edged weapon: you can hurt the reputation of another but it diminishes your own reputation that you debase yourself so much.

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et:double-edged my:double-edged ta:double-edged te:double-edged vi:double-edged

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