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acute
used in The Brothers Karamazov

6 uses
  • These two questions became so acute that they drove him at last to despair.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (79% in)
  • It was at this time that the discord between Dmitri and his father seemed at its acutest stage and their relations had become insufferably strained.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (95% in)
  • 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.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (65% in)
  • He seemed suddenly to feel an acute pain in his chest, he turned pale and pressed his hands to his heart.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (99% in)
  • But he had hardly uttered the name, when the lady's face showed signs of acute irritation.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (5% in)
  • And just at that time his relations with Katerina Ivanovna became acutely strained.
    Book 11 — Ivan (61% in)

There are no more uses of "acute" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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