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acuate

[ak-yoo-it, -eyt] /ˈæk yu ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
sharpened; pointed.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Latin acu(s) needle (cf. acicula, acute) + -ate1
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