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Heart of Darkness
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acute
Used in
Heart of Darkness
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  • Near the same tree two more bundles of acute angles sat with their legs drawn up.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When next day we left at noon, the crowd, of whose presence behind the curtain of trees I had been acutely conscious all the time, flowed out of the woods again, filled the clearing, covered the slope with a mass of naked, breathing, quivering, bronze bodies.  (not reviewed by editor)

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