acuate


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acuate

(ˈækjʊˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
to sharpen
adj
sharpened
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ac•u•ate

(ˈæk yu ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

adj.
sharpened; pointed.
[1425–75; < Latin acu(s) needle (compare acute) + -ate1]
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Adj.1.acuate - ending in a sharp pointacuate - ending in a sharp point    
pointed - having a point
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