Acute - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 18/05/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Acute.

DIRE
  1. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
  2. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless; "a desperate illness"; "on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall; "a dire emergency"
INTENSE
  1. (of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green"; "intense blue"
  2. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  3. possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
SEVERE
  1. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;
  2. very bad in degree or extent;
  3. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment;
  4. intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;
  5. severely simple;
  6. very strong or vigorous;
SHARP
  1. keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"
  2. changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
  3. quick and forceful; "a sharp blow"
  4. very sudden and in great amount or degree; "a sharp drop in the stock market"
  5. extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
  6. having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones ; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety"
  7. (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "C sharp"
  8. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrati

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