How to use Double-edged in a sentence

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  • The rising popularity of the mobile phone has really presented a double-edged sword.

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  • A cuttingout knife, for slicing through textiles, began double-edged (26) in the 1st Dynasty, and went through many single-edged forms (27-29) until it died out in the XXth Dynasty (Man, 1901, 123).

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  • Finding and choosing kids' computer games can be a double-edged sword for parents.

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  • The sword is of Greek and Roman age, always double-edged and of iron.

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  • This popularity of hip hop is a bit of a double-edged sword, however.

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  • That was a double-edged hurt, though, because Alex adored his adoptive father.

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  • Bayle also paraded the opposition between reason and revelation; but the argument in his hands is a double-edged weapon, and when he extols the merits of submissive faith his sincerity is at least questionable.

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  • They carried double-edged swords and short daggers for use hand to hand, the steel of which was hardened b y being buried underground; their defensive armour was a light Gallic shield or a round wicker buckler, and greaves of felt round their legs.

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  • Or, if applicable, it is double-edged.

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  • In this sense the stereotyping process is a " double edged sword " either potentially promoting socially beneficent norms or negating them.

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  • However, the ability for humans to contemplate the world they inhabit is a double-edged sword.

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  • Look at v.12, " These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword " .

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  • It is, however, as Cardinal Hergenrdther points out, possible to exaggerate its importance in this respect; a charter purporting to be a grant by an emperor to a pope of spiritual as well as temporal jurisdiction was at best a double-edged weapon; and the popes generally preferred to base their claim to universal sovereignty on their direct commission as vicars of God.

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  • Lord, you tell us that your word is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword.

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  • Look at v.12, " These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword ".

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  • Romance can be a double edged sword for the Virgo man.

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  • Asking which Chinese zodiac signs are compatible can be a double edged sword.

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  • This success was a double edged sword in some ways for Phair.

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  • Protection. The Internet is a double edged sword - you want to have connections with people, but that makes your data and site vulnerable to hackers and other malware.

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  • Russian aid, though promptly offered, was too double-edged a weapon to be used save at the last extremity.

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  • The flesh was removed with a double-edged two-handled knife and this could be processed to make gelatin and glue.

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  • A Bomber Bird on your farm is a double-edged sword.

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  • The yellow version is a single-bladed model while the blue one is a double-edged sword.

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  • The message board live posts are a double-edged sword, however, because the fans offering the recaps may only focus on their favorite storylines or slant the actions of characters based on their own personal viewpoints.

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  • The loss of her memory is a double-edged sword because it frees Rosalinda from the grief of Fernando's abandonment and losing Erika, but it also robs her of the love she associated with them.

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