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1. acutely

adverb. ['əˈkjuːtli'] changing suddenly in direction and degree.

Synonyms

  • sharp

Antonyms

  • low
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • acute (English)
  • acutus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Acutely

  • absolutely
  • astutely

Example sentences of the word acutely


1. Adverb
To feel the tightrope more acutely, you should ideally be barefoot.

Quotes containing the word acutely


1. All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way.
- Patrick Warburton

2. I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
- Agatha Christie

3. Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.
- Sylvia Plath

2. acutely

adverb. ['əˈkjuːtli'] in a shrewd manner.

Synonyms

  • shrewdly
  • sapiently
  • astutely

Antonyms

  • dull
  • dullness
  • unperceptive
  • stupid

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • acute (English)
  • acutus (Latin)
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