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acute
used in
Man And Superman
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acute
Used in
Man And Superman
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  • No doubt there are moments when man's sexual immunities are made acutely humiliating to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A sensitive boy's humiliations may be very good fun for ordinary thickskinned grown-ups; but to the boy himself they are so acute, so ignominious, that he cannot confess themócannot but deny them passionately.  (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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