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Definition of 'acutely'


  1. in an acute manner; "she pitied her sister acutely"; "acutely aware"
  2. having a rapid onset; "an acutely debilitating virus"
       Antonyms: chronically
  3. changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
       Synonyms: sharply sharp
  4. in a shrewd manner; "he invested his fortune astutely"; "he was acutely insightful"
       Synonyms: astutely shrewdly sagaciously sapiently

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