Acute vs Obtuse: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: Acute or Obtuse

How to spell Acute?

Acute
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Acuteadjective

extremely sharp or severe

Acuteadjective

having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Acuteadjective

ending in a sharp point

Acutenoun

a mark placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

Acuteadjective

having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course

Acuteadjective

of critical importance and consequence

Acuteverb

of an angle; less than 90 degrees

Obtuseadjective

lacking in insight or discernment

Obtuseadjective

slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

Obtuseadjective

(of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex

Obtuseverb

of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees

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