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acute
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Catch-22
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  • Why not, let's say, acute nephritis?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His pale, laboring face was screwed up unconsciously into a grimace of acute discomfort.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Because I'm a meningitis man, that's why, and not an acute-nephritis man,' retorted the colonel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The chaplain was acutely conscious of the faint noise his footsteps made as he approached.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Colonel Cathcart demanded of Colonel Korn with a look of acute pain, tenderly nursing the spot where Colonel Korn had just jabbed him.  (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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