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::: acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
::: collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
::: ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate