1 For an instance there was a silence so acute it seemed that neither of them even breathed.
2 Her boredom was acute and ever present.
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.
4 Lily smiled also: his words were too acute not to strike her sense of humour.
5 The Silverton affair is in the acute stage: it's necessary that George's attention should be pretty continuously distracted.
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.
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.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 14
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.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 19
10 Sometimes his anger at the commanders reached an acute stage, and he grumbled about the camp like a veteran.
11 He developed the acute exasperation of a pestered animal, a well-meaning cow worried by dogs.
12 There was an acute interest in all their faces during this exchange of view points.
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.
14 He gnawed his lip, drummed his fingers upon the table, and showed every other symptom of acute impatience.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
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.