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Elk have an excellent blend of sensory acuteness but often exhibit a fatal hesitation when they see or hear something unusual.
The diversity of human life in all its vivacity was presented and I, a mere spectator, observed it with the same acuteness as that of an art critic at the Metropolitan Museum.
Noting the acuteness of the situation, the unfortunate driver followed the example of his RIO and ejected.
Their burgeoning relationship makes Matt happy which dulls his sensory acuteness, so he eats even less, trying to keep his edge.
The acuteness of symptoms can be influenced by pollen levels, rainfall, the wind and a variety of other factors.
The timing and severity of an allergy season vary from country to country and the acuteness of symptoms can be influenced by pollen levels, rainfall, the wind and a variety of other factors.
The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority said the increased number of patients attending and the acuteness of their conditions, a block on exits from the department and limited bed capacity contributed.
leads the world in prison population, both in total number and per-capita, yet lags well behind many other nations in terms of reintegrating ex-cons back into civilian life--a lack "The Return" illustrates with particular acuteness.
Mental awareness, freshness and acuteness are addressed as well.
The acuteness of the shock in the fourth quarter resulted in a trade deficit of $2.
Categorically bioterrorism agents can be divided into three categories depending upon the severity and acuteness of its assaults.
To return from Europe to the United States, as I did recently, is to be struck by the crumbling infrastructure, the paucity of public spaces, the conspicuous waste (of food and energy above all), the dirtiness of cities and the acuteness of their poverty.