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acute

1. Maths
a. (of an angle) less than 90°
b. (of a triangle) having all its interior angles less than 90°
2. of a disease
a. arising suddenly and manifesting intense severity
b. of relatively short duration
3. (of a hospital, hospital bed, or ward) intended to accommodate short-term patients with acute illnesses

acute

[ə′kyüt]
(biology)
Ending in a sharp point.
(medicine)
Referring to a disease or disorder of rapid onset, short duration, and pronounced symptoms.
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All untidiness, all want of system and regularity, cause me the acutest irritation.
A perfectly black object, he contended, would elude and defy the acutest vision.
He knows how to create the acutest of angles; he knows how much over-spin to put to his shot in order to drive that ball at just the right pace and on just the right arc for a spot-on landing.
He does realize the futility of his past achievements but he could not connect himself with what Mrs Moore did and faced the acutest spiritual crisis within herself.
Destruction of Russian-language school is one of the acutest problems in our country," said the board chairman of Russian School in Estonia, Mstislav Rusakov.
Fish, flesh, fowl fly and peck, seek and scavenge, and know not what we are or what is passing or to come--And I take the morning sky acutest at its singing, swim where I can shimmy through some fragrant portal into all my beings dance, dying into strokes of gold, and deeper still, through summer sounds--the sea is not a mask--What else is there to know?
For an instant, the gaze of the horror-stricken multitude was concentred on the ghastly miracle; while the minister stood, with a flush of triumph in his face, as one who, in the crisis of acutest pain, had won a victory.
Costa came closest to breaking the deadlock just before the hour but having skipped past Ramiro Funes Mori and Robles, his shot from the acutest of angles rolled along the goal line and past the far post.
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In terms of population, Bangladesh suffers the acutest shortfall in power generation.
With winger Heintz seemingly scoring at will from the acutest of angles and the back-court power of Bastit and Dawid Miozga combining with Lamb's opportunism, a 12-8 half-time advantage for the Vikings was never under threat.
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