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Word: acutely

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  • adv in a keen or penetrating way
    Synonyms

    keenly

    Examples
    • he was keenly aware of his own shortcomings
    • she pitied her sister acutely
    • acutely aware
  • adv having a rapid onset
    Examples
    • an acutely debilitating virus
  • adv changing suddenly in direction and degree
    Synonyms

    sharp, sharply

    Examples
    • the road twists sharply after the light
    • turn sharp left here
    • the visor was acutely peaked
    • her shoes had acutely pointed toes
  • adv in a shrewd manner
    Examples
    • he invested his fortune astutely
    • he was acutely insightful
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010