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acute
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Love's Labour's Lost
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as in: acute vision Define
sharp (highly perceptive in some area or mentally sharp) (often with a connotation that resulting awareness is painful)
  • But the gift is good in those in whom it is acute,

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  • Beavers have an acute sense of smell.
  • Jean Louise was acutely conscious that the Negroes were watching her.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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unspecified meaning
  • A most acute juvenal; volable and free of grace!

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as in: acute pain Define
sharp (a severely negative event) -- often with a rapid onset
as in: acute vision Define
sharp (highly perceptive in some area or mentally sharp) (often with a connotation that resulting awareness is painful)
as in: an acute angle Define
sharp; or an angle measuring between 0 and 90 degrees
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