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acute
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Anna Karenina
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acute
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Anna Karenina
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  • Kitty admired her more than ever, and more and more acute was her suffering.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Oh, oh, oh!" he kept repeating in despair, as he remembered the acutely painful sensations caused him by this quarrel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Whether it was that the children were fickle, or that they had acute senses, and felt that Anna was quite different that day from what she had been when they had taken such a fancy to her, that she was not now interested in them,óbut they had abruptly dropped their play with their aunt, and their love for her, and were quite indifferent that she was going away.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: acute pain
as in: acute vision
as in: an acute angle
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