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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Sharp, pointed; discerning perceptive; as, an acute angle, an acute mind.

2. (a.) Having shrewd discernment; perceiving or using minute distinctions; penetrating; clever; shrewd; -- opposed to dull or stupid; as, an acute observer; acute remarks, or reasoning.

3. (a.) Having nice or quick sensibility; susceptible to slight impressions; acting keenly on the senses; sharp; keen; intense; as, a man of acute eyesight, hearing, or feeling; acute pain or pleasure.

4. (a.) High, or shrill, in respect to some other sound; -- opposed to grave or low; as, an acute tone or accent.

5. (a.) Attended with symptoms of some degree of severity, and coming speedily to a crisis; -- opposed to chronic; as, an acute disease.

6. (v. t.) To give an acute sound to; as, he acutes his rising inflection too much.

Greek
4647. skolops -- anything pointed, spec. a stake, thorn
... 4647 -- properly, anything with a , a ; (figuratively) an instrument producing
pain, discomfort (acute irritation), used only in 2 Cor 12:7. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4647.htm - 7k

5604. odin -- a birth pang
... odin Phonetic Spelling: (o-deen') Short Definition: the pain of childbirth, severe
agony Definition: the pain of childbirth, acute pain, severe agony, a snare. ...
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3600. odunao -- to cause or suffer pain
... Definition: I torment, pain; mid. and pass: I am tormented, pained; I suffer
acute pain, physical or mental. 3600 (from 3601 , " painful ...
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Library

But this Again is Held by Other Wise and Most Acute Men to be An.. ...
... Section XII. But this again is held by other wise and most acute men to
be an� But this again is held by other wise and most acute ...
/.../the paschal canon of anatolius of alexandria/section xii but this again.htm

Disputed Questions About the Limits of Knowledge and Certainty in ...
... Nor am I at the moment trying to deal with that knottiest of questions which baffled
the most acute men of the Academy, whether a wise man ought ever to affirm ...
/.../handbook on faith hope and love/chapter vii disputed questions about.htm

Intenser Wooing.
... The Roman's child was an acute case; this an extreme chronic case of long
standing. The acute case of illness may be most difficult ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/intenser wooing.htm

Every Error is not a Sin. An Examination of the Opinion of the ...
... Nor do I now undertake to solve a very knotty question, which perplexed those very
acute thinkers, the Academic philosophers: whether a wise man ought to give ...
/.../augustine/the enchiridion/chapter 20 every error is not.htm

Meanwhile My Sins were Being Multiplied, and My Concubine Being ...
... Nor was that my wound cured, which had been made by the cutting away of the former,
but after inflammation and most acute pain, it mortified, and my pains ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xv meanwhile my sins.htm

Your Narratives, My Opponent Says, are Overrun with Barbarisms and ...
... roughness? whether that have the grave accent which ought to have the acute,
or that have the acute which ought to have the grave? ...
/.../59 your narratives my opponent.htm

What we are to Believe that Varro Thought Concerning the Gods of ...
... He does not say the most eloquent or the most fluent, for in reality he was very
deficient in this faculty, but he says, "of all men the most acute." And in ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 2 what we are to.htm

Concerning the Opinions of Varro, Who, While Reprobating the ...
... By which words this most acute man sufficiently indicates that he does not publish
all things, because they would not only have been contemptible to himself ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 31 concerning the opinions of.htm

Whether Pain Deprives one of the Power to Learn?
... Consequently if the pain be acute, man is prevented at the time from learning anything:
indeed it can be so acute, that, as long as it lasts, a man is unable ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether pain deprives one of.htm

Whether Dulness of Sense is a Sin Distinct from Blindness of Mind?
... Hence in corporeal things the senses are said to be acute when they can perceive
a sensible object from afar, by sight, hearing, or scent, while on the other ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether dulness of sense is.htm

Thesaurus
Acute (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Sharp, pointed; discerning perceptive;
as, an acute angle, an acute mind. 2. (a.) Having shrewd ...
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Sharp (115 Occurrences)
... 3. (superl.) Affecting the sense as if pointed or cutting, keen, penetrating, acute:
to the taste or smell, pungent, acid, sour, as ammonia has a sharp taste ...
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Clear (641 Occurrences)
... indubitable. 3. (superl.) Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating;
discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head. 4 ...
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Screech (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To utter a harsh, shrill cry; to make a sharp
outcry, as in terror or acute pain; to scream; to shriek. ...
/s/screech.htm - 8k

Shrill (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vi) Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or
sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound. ...
/s/shrill.htm - 7k

Quicken (16 Occurrences)
... As the translation of ruach (Isaiah 11:3) "quick" as found in the King James Version
signified "acute." In this passage the Revised Version (British and ...
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Quick (49 Occurrences)
... As the translation of ruach (Isaiah 11:3) "quick" as found in the King James Version
signified "acute." In this passage the Revised Version (British and ...
/q/quick.htm - 24k

Keen (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Acute of mind; sharp; penetrating; having or expressing mental acuteness;
as, a man of keen understanding; a keen look; keen features. ...
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Judaea (45 Occurrences)
... the Mutaserraflic of el Kuds, an administrative area where more than in any spot
in the world the problem of the "land of the Jews" is today increasingly acute...
/j/judaea.htm - 24k

Gore (9 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A small triangular piece of land. 5. (n.) One of the abatements. It is made
of two curved lines, meeting in an acute angle in the fesse point. ...
/g/gore.htm - 11k

Concordance
Acute (4 Occurrences)

Luke 4:38
Now when He rose and left the synagogue He went to Simon's house. Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from an acute attack of fever; and they consulted Him about her.
(WEY)

2 Chronicles 9:1
And the queen of Sheba hath heard of the fame of Solomon, and cometh in to try Solomon with acute sayings, to Jerusalem, with a very great company, and camels bearing spices and gold in abundance, and precious stone; and she cometh in unto Solomon, and speaketh with him all that hath been with her heart,
(YLT)

Proverbs 1:6
For understanding a proverb and its sweetness, Words of the wise and their acute sayings.
(YLT)

Habakkuk 2:6
Do not these -- all of them -- against him a simile taken up, And a moral of acute sayings for him, And say, Wo 'to' him who is multiplying 'what is' not his? Till when also is he multiplying to himself heavy pledges?
(YLT)

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