how to pronounce rapier


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rapier is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of rapier


  1. Extremely sharp.
  2. Cutting; employing keen wit.


  1. A slender, straight, sharply pointed sword (double-edged, single-edged or edgeless).


  1. A surname​.

rapier frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rapier occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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