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Synonyms for acute

Synonyms for acute

possessing or displaying perceptions of great accuracy and sensitivity

so serious as to be at the point of crisis or necessary to resolve a crisis

marked by severity or intensity

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having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course

extremely sharp or intense


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having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

of an angle


ending in a sharp point

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of critical importance and consequence

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The machines must be capable of between 10-15 air changes per hour and have a proven track record of use in an accute hospital setting.
It hoped the Tunisians would overcome this accute phoase to reach a
Allamark then checked the Sphinx keeper from an accute angle.
Very quickly they became a flat-footed and cumbersome bunch who appeared to be suffering from some kind of accute stage fright.
Owens & Minor, the nation's leading distributor of national branded medical/surgical supplies, serves accute care and primary care facilities, integrated health systems and group purchasing organizations through its distribution centers coast to coast.
The forum to which they contribute had its first incarnation as an Esc roundtable, at accute 2014, on the topic and prospect of feeling dirty.
THIS SET OF PAPERS WAS DEVELOPED in two Committee for Professional Concerns (cpc) sessions at the accute 2013 conference at the University of Victoria.
When I was originally invited to think about imperfections for the accute session, I told a friend about the focus of the panel.
Faced with a SSHRCC initiative to tie journal funding to "the amount of support it received from its parent association" and inferring "that SSHRCC looked more favourably on the journals of the professional associations that had the gumption to back them with conviction," Rowland exercised such heroic persuasiveness that ACCUTE raised its dues "significantly" in support of the journal.