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acute
used in Pride and Prejudice

7 uses
  • The mischief of neglect and mistaken indulgence towards such a girl—oh! how acutely did she now feel it!
    Chapter 46 (86% in)
  • The advice was followed readily, for the feverish symptoms increased, and her head ached acutely.
    Chapter 7 (94% in)
  • You dare not, you cannot deny, that you have been the principal, if not the only means of dividing them from each other—of exposing one to the censure of the world for caprice and instability, and the other to its derision for disappointed hopes, and involving them both in misery of the acutest kind.
    Chapter 34 (54% in)
  • But I shall not scruple to assert, that the serenity of your sister's countenance and air was such as might have given the most acute observer a conviction that, however amiable her temper, her heart was not likely to be easily touched.
    Chapter 35 (33% in)
  • But when this subject was succeeded by his account of Mr. Wickham—when she read with somewhat clearer attention a relation of events which, if true, must overthrow every cherished opinion of his worth, and which bore so alarming an affinity to his own history of himself—her feelings were yet more acutely painful and more difficult of definition.
    Chapter 36 (13% in)
  • The dear Colonel rallied his spirits tolerably till just at last; but Darcy seemed to feel it most acutely, more, I think, than last year.
    Chapter 37 (18% in)
  • Elizabeth, who had expected to find in her as acute and unembarrassed an observer as ever Mr. Darcy had been, was much relieved by discerning such different feelings.
    Chapter 44 (20% in)

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