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acute
Used in
The War of the Worlds
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  • The ordinary sapper is a great deal better educated than the common soldier, and they discussed the peculiar conditions of the possible fight with some acuteness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The contrast between the swift and complex movements of these contrivances and the inert panting clumsiness of their masters was acute, and for days I had to tell myself repeatedly that these latter were indeed the living of the two things.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: acute vision
as in: acute pain
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