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acute

Φοβοῦ τὸ γῆρας, οὐ γὰρ ἔρχεται μόνον -> Fear old age, for it never comes alone
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adjective

dangerous: Ar. and P. χαλεπός, P. and V. δεινός; see dangerous.

extreme: P. and V. ἔσχατος.

violent: P. σφοδρός, ἰσχυρός.

quick-witted: P. and V. συνετός, σοφός, δεινός, Ar. and P. ὀξύς, φρόνιμος, P. ἀγχίνους.

clever (of things): P. and V. σοφός, δεινός.

of an angle, accent, etc. P. ὀξύς.

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

ăcūte: adv., v. acuo,
I P. a. fin.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

ăcūtē¹² (acutus), de façon aiguë, perçante, fine, pénétrante : [avec l’idée de penser] Cic. Off. 1, 56 ; [de raisonner, disserter] Cic. Fin. 3, 2 ; Tusc. 5, 28 ; [de parler, d’écrire] Cic. Br. 108 ; Læl. 6 ; Verr. 2, 2, 20, etc. || acute cernere Lucr. 4, 810, voir distinctement (distinguer nettement) ; sonare Cic. Rep. 6, 18, avoir un son aigu ; audire Sol. 19, 11, avoir l’ouïe fine || -tius, tissime Cic.

Latin > German (Georges)

acūtē, Adv. m. Compar. u. Superl. (acutus), scharf, I) mit den Sinnen (Ggstz. obtuse), cernere, Lucr. 4, 807: dexteris oculis acutius cernere quam sinistris, Solin. 12, 13 M.: acutissime videre, Solin. 32, 28: acutissime audire, Solin. 19, 11. – vom Tone usw., hoch (Ggstz. graviter, tief), sonare, Cic. de rep. 6, 18. – II) mit dem Verstande, scharfsinnig, sinnreich, geistreich, treffend, dicere aut scribere, Suet.: acute arguteque ad haec respondere, Cic.: acutius tractare alqd, Cic.: acutius od. acutissime cogitare, Cic.: cum alii hoc faciant obtuse, alii acute, Augustin. doctr. Chr. 4, 5. § 7.

Latin > English

acute acutius, acutissime ADV :: acutely, with intellectual penetration; shrilly; clearly (seeing), distinctly