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acute +‎ -ly

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  • Hyphenation: a‧cute‧ly

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acutely (comparative more acutely, superlative most acutely)

  1. In an acute manner
    I minored in physics at university, so am acutely aware of atomic structure.
    • 2012 May 9, John Percy, “Birmingham City 2 Blackpool 2 (2-3 on agg): match report”, in the Telegraph[1]:
      Holloway has unfinished business in the Premier League after relegation last year and he will make a swift return if he can overcome West Ham a week on Saturday. Sam Allardyce, the West Ham manager, will be acutely aware that when the stakes are high, Blackpool are simply formidable.

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