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Used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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  • These two questions became so acute that they drove him at last to despair.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he had hardly uttered the name, when the lady's face showed signs of acute irritation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He seemed suddenly to feel an acute pain in his chest, he turned pale and pressed his hands to his heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And just at that time his relations with Katerina Ivanovna became acutely strained.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There have been many great nations with great histories, but the more highly they were developed the more unhappy they were, for they felt more acutely than other people the craving for world-wide union.  (not reviewed by editor)

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