Sharp as a tack - Crossword Clue

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ACUTE
ASTUTE
KEEN
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ACUTE
  1. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  2. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  3. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
  4. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  5. 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"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  6. ending in a sharp point
  7. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
ASTUTE
  1. clever
  2. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
  3. Sharp
KEEN
  1. express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
  2. a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  3. having a sharp cutting edge or point; "a keen blade"
  4. painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"
  5. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
  6. intense or sharp; "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"
  7. 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"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
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