Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


This may have been so, but the hearing of the Indian was more acute than that of the travelers.

He could not define the cause of his fear—but that only made his fear the more acute.

On the men's side of the house the division on dress is more acute.

Hilda herself would not have shrunk from it with more acute disgust.

But the down part of the journey is full of more acute dangers.

What can be more acute, more profound, or more refined than the judgment of Linacre?

Meanwhile the distress in the city grew more and more acute.

The divisions of opinion at home were more acute than in 1914.

The packages he saw there made his feeling of emptiness the more acute.

Dying philosopher could not have displayed a more acute detachment.