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    Cute - (a.) Clever; sharp; shrewd; ingenious; cunning.
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    Acute - (a.) Sharp at the end; ending in a sharp point; pointed; -- opposed to blunt or obtuse; as, an acute angle; an acute leaf.
    Acute - (a.) Having nice discernment; perceiving or using minute distinctions; penetrating; clever; shrewd; -- opposed to dull or stupid; as, an acute observer; acute remarks, or reasoning.
    Acute - (a.) Having nice or quick sensibility; susceptible to slight impressions; acting keenly on the senses; sharp; keen; intense; as, a man of acute eyesight, hearing, or feeling; acute pain or pleasure.
    Acute - (a.) High, or shrill, in respect to some other sound; -- opposed to grave or low; as, an acute tone or accent.
    Acute - (a.) Attended with symptoms of some degree of severity, and coming speedily to a crisis; -- opposed to chronic; as, an acute disease.
    Acute - (v. t.) To give an acute sound to; as, he acutes his rising inflection too much.
    Acute-angled - (a.) Having acute angles; as, an acute-angled triangle, a triangle with every one of its angles less than a right angle.
    Acutely - (adv.) In an acute manner; sharply; keenly; with nice discrimination.
    Acuteness - (n.) The quality of being acute or pointed; sharpness; as, the acuteness of an angle.
    Acuteness - (n.) The faculty of nice discernment or perception; acumen; keenness; sharpness; sensitiveness; -- applied to the senses, or the understanding. By acuteness of feeling, we perceive small objects or slight impressions: by acuteness of intellect, we discern nice distinctions.
    Acuteness - (n.) Shrillness; high pitch; -- said of sounds.
    Acuteness - (n.) Violence of a disease, which brings it speedily to a crisis.
    Consecute - (v. t.) To follow closely; to endeavor to overtake; to pursue.
    Cuteness - (n.) Acuteness; cunning.
    Electrocute - (v. t.) To execute or put to death by electricity. -- E*lec`tro*cu"tion, n. [Recent; Newspaper words]
    Executed - (imp. & p. p.) of Execute
    Execute - (v. t.) To follow out or through to the end; to carry out into complete effect; to complete; to finish; to effect; to perform.
    Execute - (v. t.) To complete, as a legal instrument; to perform what is required to give validity to, as by signing and perhaps sealing and delivering; as, to execute a deed, lease, mortgage, will, etc.
    Execute - (v. t.) To give effect to; to do what is provided or required by; to perform the requirements or stimulations of; as, to execute a decree, judgment, writ, or process.
    Execute - (v. t.) To infect capital punishment on; to put to death in conformity to a legal sentence; as, to execute a traitor.
    Execute - (v. t.) Too put to death illegally; to kill.
    Execute - (v. t.) To perform, as a piece of music, either on an instrument or with the voice; as, to execute a difficult part brilliantly.
    Execute - (v. i.) To do one's work; to act one's part of purpose.
    Execute - (v. i.) To perform musically.
    Executer - (n.) One who performs or carries into effect. See Executor.
    Exscutellate - (a.) Without, or apparently without, a scutellum; -- said of certain insects.
    Incute - (v. t.) To strike or stamp in.
    Peracute - (a.) Very sharp; very violent; as, a peracute fever.
    Persecuted - (imp. & p. p.) of Persecute
    Persecute - (v. t.) To pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict; to beset with cruelty or malignity; to harass; especially, to afflict, harass, punish, or put to death, for adherence to a particular religious creed or mode of worship.
    Persecute - (v. t.) To harass with importunity; to pursue with persistent solicitations; to annoy.
    Postscutellum - (n.) The hindermost dorsal piece of a thoracic somite of an insect; the plate behind the scutellum.
    Prosecuted - (imp. & p. p.) of Prosecute
    Prosecute - (v. t.) To follow or pursue with a view to reach, execute, or accomplish; to endeavor to obtain or complete; to carry on; to continue; as, to prosecute a scheme, hope, or claim.
    Prosecute - (v. t.) To seek to obtain by legal process; as, to prosecute a right or a claim in a court of law.
    Prosecute - (v. t.) To pursue with the intention of punishing; to accuse of some crime or breach of law, or to pursue for redress or punishment, before a legal tribunal; to proceed against judicially; as, to prosecute a man for trespass, or for a riot.
    Prosecute - (v. i.) To follow after.
    Prosecute - (v. i.) To institute and carry on a legal prosecution; as, to prosecute for public offenses.
    Scute - (n.) A small shield.
    Scute - (n.) An old French gold coin of the value of 3s. 4d. sterling, or about 80 cents.
    Scute - (n.) A bony scale of a reptile or fish; a large horny scale on the leg of a bird, or on the belly of a snake.
    Scutella - (n. pl.) See Scutellum.
    Scutelle - (pl. ) of Scutella
    Scutella - (n.) See Scutellum, n., 2.
    Scutellate - (a.) Alt. of Scutellated
    Scutellated - (a.) Formed like a plate or salver; composed of platelike surfaces; as, the scutellated bone of a sturgeon.
    Scutellated - (a.) Having the tarsi covered with broad transverse scales, or scutella; -- said of certain birds.
    Scutellation - (n.) the entire covering, or mode of arrangement, of scales, as on the legs and feet of a bird.
    Scutelliform - (a.) Scutellate.
    Scutelliform - (a.) Having the form of a scutellum.
    Scutelliplantar - (a.) Having broad scutella on the front, and small scales on the posterior side, of the tarsus; -- said of certain birds.
    Scutella - (pl. ) of Scutellum
    Scutellum - (n.) A rounded apothecium having an elevated rim formed of the proper thallus, the fructification of certain lichens.
    Scutellum - (n.) The third of the four pieces forming the upper part of a thoracic segment of an insect. It follows the scutum, and is followed by the small postscutellum; a scutella. See Thorax.
    Scutellum - (n.) One of the transverse scales on the tarsi and toes of birds; a scutella.
    Subacute - (a.) Moderalely acute.
    Subsecute - (v. t.) To follow closely, or so as to overtake; to pursue.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Cute - adj. Colloq. 1 esp. Us attractive, quaint. 2 clever, ingenious. cutely adv. Cuteness n. [shortening of *acute]
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    Acute - adj. (acuter, acutest) 1 serious, severe (acute hardship). 2 (of senses etc.) Keen, penetrating. 3 shrewd. 4 (of a disease) coming quickly to a crisis. 5 (of an angle) less than 90. 6 (of a sound) high, shrill. n. = *acute accent. acutely adv. [latin acutus pointed]
    Acute accent - n. Diacritical mark () placed over certain letters in french etc., esp. To show pronunciation.
    Electrocute - v. (-ting) kill by electric shock. electrocution n. [from *electro-, after execute]
    Execute - v. (-ting) 1 carry out, perform (a plan, duty etc.). 2 carry out a design for (a product of art or skill). 3 carry out a death sentence on. 4 make (a legal instrument) valid by signing, sealing, etc. [latin sequor follow]
    Persecute - v. (-ting) 1 subject (a person etc.) To hostility or ill-treatment, esp. On grounds of political or religious belief. 2 harass, worry. persecution n. Persecutor n. [latin persequor -secut- pursue]
    Prosecute - v. (-ting) 1 (also absol.) Institute legal proceedings against (a person), or with reference to (a claim, crime, etc.) (decided not to prosecute). 2 formal carry on (a trade, pursuit, etc.). prosecutor n. [latin prosequor -secut- pursue]

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