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acute
used in Catch-22

5 uses
  • The chaplain was acutely conscious of the faint noise his footsteps made as he approached.
    Chapter 36 — The Cellar (10% in)
  • Why not, let's say, acute nephritis?
    Chapter 18 — The Soldier Who Saw Everything Twice (19% in)
  • 'Because I'm a meningitis man, that's why, and not an acute-nephritis man,' retorted the colonel.
    Chapter 18 — The Soldier Who Saw Everything Twice (19% in)
  • Colonel Cathcart demanded of Colonel Korn with a look of acute pain, tenderly nursing the spot where Colonel Korn had just jabbed him.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (60% in)
  • His pale, laboring face was screwed up unconsciously into a grimace of acute discomfort.
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (49% in)

There are no more uses of "acute" in Catch-22.

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