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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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acute
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • I do not think Sinus took me very seriously, or that he ever saw Kreacher as a being with feelings as acute as a human’s = ’Don’t you blame — don’t you — talk — about Sirius like —’ Harry’s breath was constricted, he could not get the words out properly; but the rage that had subsided briefly flared in him again: he would not let Dumbledore criticise Sirius.

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as in: acute pain Define
sharp (a severely negative event) -- often with a rapid onset
as in: acute vision Define
sharp (highly perceptive in some area or mentally sharp) (often with a connotation that resulting awareness is painful)
as in: an acute angle Define
sharp; or an angle measuring between 0 and 90 degrees
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