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Franny and Zooey
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  • One arm was bent under her, caught under her, in a way that must have been acutely uncomfortable, if not rather painful.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There were half circles under her eyes, and other, subtler signs that mark an acutely troubled young girl, but nonetheless no one could have missed seeing that she was a first-class beauty.  (not reviewed by editor)

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