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acute
used in Murder On The Orient Express

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
acute pain
Definition
sharp (severe or strong) — usually negative
  • It was at this minute that the position of Countess Andrenyi became acute, and her husband immediately took steps to alter the passport.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 — Poirot Propounds Two Solutions (71% in)
acute = rapidly and severely negative
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2  —1 use as in:
acute sense of smell
Definition
sharp (highly perceptive in some area or mentally sharp)
  • I have learned to be very acute — to read the face.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Evidence of the Italian (34% in)
acute = highly perceptive
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • The old woman bent an acute glance at him.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 — The Evidence of the Russian Princess (80% in)

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