1 For an instance there was a silence so acute it seemed that neither of them even breathed.
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2 Her boredom was acute and ever present.
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3 It annoyed her that her quick reprimands brought such acute fright to his round eyes, for he looked so simple minded when he was frightened.
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4 Lily smiled also: his words were too acute not to strike her sense of humour.
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5 The Silverton affair is in the acute stage: it's necessary that George's attention should be pretty continuously distracted.
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6 But now that they had become her own people, to bathe and encourage and adorn, she had an acute and uncomfortable interest in them.
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7 There came over her the acute longing which always summoned into her spiritual vision the presence of the beloved one, overpowering her at once with a sense of the unattainable.
8 In these brief pauses, Heyward and the sisters listened, with senses rendered doubly acute by the danger, to detect any symptoms which might announce the proximity of their foes.
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9 Those acute and long-practised senses, whose powers so often exceed the limits of all ordinary credulity, after having detected the danger, had enabled them to ascertain its magnitude and duration.
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10 Sometimes his anger at the commanders reached an acute stage, and he grumbled about the camp like a veteran.
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11 He developed the acute exasperation of a pestered animal, a well-meaning cow worried by dogs.
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12 There was an acute interest in all their faces during this exchange of view points.
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13 The fair, high-bred child, with her golden head, her deep eyes, her spiritual, noble brow, and prince-like movements; and her black, keen, subtle, cringing, yet acute neighbor.
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14 He gnawed his lip, drummed his fingers upon the table, and showed every other symptom of acute impatience.
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15 Every mouthful of food was an acute positive pleasure, now that it was truly their own food, produced by themselves and for themselves, not doled out to them by a grudging master.