Acute

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Immediate ConsequencePlay
Use 'acute' to express that something's effect is felt right away and demands urgent response. SlideThe village is in acute need of food supplies.
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Enhance SeverityPlay
'Acute' intensifies the gravity of situations, making them seem more urgent or severe. SlideTheir team is facing an acute shortage of resources.