Đồng nghĩa của acute

Alternative for acute

acuter, acutest

Đồng nghĩa: astute, discerning, keen, quick, shrewd, smart,

Trái nghĩa: dull,

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Severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
intense fierce profound deep extreme violent ferocious terrible excruciating dreadful severe heavy vehement almighty strong blistering powerful explosive hard vicious furious hellacious exquisite frightful sharp agonising agonizing intensive piercing ghastly searing fearsome burning fearful harrowing overwhelming racking consuming unbearable harsh tormenting torturous shooting concentrated penetrating stabbing insufferable excessive serious grievous cutting unendurable heightened overpowering distressing hellish poignant peracute shrill sudden heavy-duty finely tuned keen great extraordinary painful tremendous fervent raging forceful passionate stinging bitter ardent biting fervid vigorous potent awful fiery incredible flaming indescribable prodigious impassioned grave torrid deep-seated remarkable dramatic perfervid exceptional heartfelt earnest zealous very great smarting raw heated supreme frenzied inflamed impossible passional all-consuming major brutal forcible pounding critical feverish red-hot fanatical wholehearted uncontrollable unutterable wrenching vivid energetic savage emotional turbulent mighty very bad intolerable deep-rooted titanic drastic powerhouse enormous throbbing sore maximum eager high utmost intensified thorough significant tough thumping afflicting urgent bad gut-wrenching wild torturing heartrending galling punishing strenuous unqualified inordinate stormy blustery tempestuous mortal warm-blooded devastating deeply felt worrying hefty telling gutsy weighty punchy uttermost puissant hot-blooded incommunicable full sincere abject blazing shrewd tender close splitting hurting complete deadly top hot big grueling thoroughgoing dire ultimate extensive marked avid enthusiastic hurtful total unrelenting warm right proper gruelling unrestrained knifelike charged disastrous uncommunicable excited killing tumultuous gusty destructive uncontrolled cruel desperate immoderate dangerous intemperate mother of all hazardous tearing out-and-out harmful crushing boisterous squally storming life-threatening menacing threatening stark volcanic thunderous radical dynamic outrageous smart knockout industrial-strength durable real diabolical damaging unstoppable heavyweight long-lasting wounding reprehensible indefensible inexcusable unforgivable transcending injurious inexpressible frenetic animated oppressive demonstrative shameful cordial disgraceful parlous relentless incandescent huge twingeing tingling prickly religious aggressive superheated repressive grim glowing compelling boiling baking scorching stiff fevered calamitous driving very painful caustic deepest hearty achy gnawing unsparing enthused melodramatic true genuine entrenched devout roasting sizzling white-hot heartbreaking protracted overemotional sentimental emotive ablaze amorous frantic heart-rending sweltering drilling paralyzing paralysing undue diligent exaggerated honest hard-core unfeigned rooted intrenched hectic tortuous disturbing suffering struggling uninhibited strained pungent tropical parching withering stirring inveterate bona fide rousing hopped up spirited gung ho true blue cut-throat exhaustive cyclonic scalding undescribable settled thundery howling inclement volatile bumpy windy baking hot blazing hot blistery broiling typhonic blustering rough swirling choppy all-out in-depth comprehensive detailed concerted unconcealed primal visceral undisguised bred-in-the-bone confirmed considerable sensitive downright egregious resounding ungovernable fatal boiling hot very hot extremely painful chaotic restless roaring stormful rugged maximal demanding all-inclusive all-absorbing all-encompassing painstaking rampaging rabid rampant riotous consequential aching absolute utter unchecked unmanageable unfettered uncurbed unbridled emphatic lethal deathly torturesome toe-curling rending cringe-making infuriating tedious embarrassing stultifying chastening irritating like a furnace peppery convulsive enraged ruinous assiduous all-embracing meticulous scrupulous minute conscientious methodical dominant commanding arduous toilsome bleak ugly taxing immense massive herculean bruised irritated veritable pure paroxysmal coercive aroused paramount highest greatest freezing frosty toxic searching high-pressure elaborate widespread resolute rigorous careful sedulous sweeping determined sobering perilous difficult exacting precarious grinding red chafed elemental numbing arctic rank unadulterated flagrant thundering gross unalloyed uber sheer preposterous arrant out of control stupendous pronounced surpassing phenomenal colossal gigantic superlative consummate horrific unpleasant horrible horrendous nagging persistent accelerated fast insistent speeded-up unsafe capital poisonous incurable malignant chill frigid wintry cold chilling glacial gale force full of force hypersensitive sovereign monstrous giant humungous superb gargantuan humongous nippy nipping parky woeful appalling troublesome distressful abominable upsetting injured wounded greatest possible wintery intensely cold excellent outstanding rare leviathan max marvelous vast mountainous astronomic ginormous astronomical shocking atrocious godawful rotten lousy beastly vile afflictive very dangerous touch and go oversensitive bitterly cold marvellous hammer and tongs knock-down-and-drag-out blood-and-guts bang-bang unruly impetuous agitated disorderly angry lively undisciplined rowdy lawless noisy nasty hysterical refractory foul obstreperous mad impulsive excitable dirty irascible irrepressible disturbed rash storm-tossed disobedient rebellious assertive headstrong recalcitrant wayward filthy insubordinate unsettled unbounded touchy unhindered abandoned fractious unconstrained willful disruptive gusting reckless cataclysmic cataclysmal uproarious raucous temperamental incorrigible runaway mutinous intractable unrestricted hot-tempered active unhampered wanton muscular hyper raving crazy blowy full-blooded untoward stubborn breezy anarchic hasty imprudent berserk hot-headed spasmodic opinionated contumacious committed rumbustious quick-tempered roily ruffled out of hand heaving extravagant self-indulgent rapid profligate unstable incensed attention-seeking vociferous ungoverned crazed hotheaded full-on disagreeable unpredictable clamorous mercurial rioting in turmoil wilful jerky quarrelsome froward obstinate impatient incontrollable agitable mean highly strung torrential rampageous cacophonous jarring abrupt uncontainable unquenchable acrimonious delirious stridulent buffeting obsessive unreasonable coarse manic disordered unjustified maniacal rainy unwarranted roiled sound roller-coaster tremulous irregular wet wrathful dedicated towering seething hyperactive entire confused troublemaking fuming licentious stirred up full-hearted uncompromising prodigal on the rampage snappy overindulgent loud lavish revolutionary compulsive hard-hitting incontinent over the top unlimited termagant rambunctious defiant pervasive full of upheavals neurotic galvanic dissipative debauched stringent robust vital stroppy uncalled for flighty madcap draconian unbalanced overzealous testy like one possessed perverse unyielding restive indocile moving insane heedless full of ups and downs nuts gung-ho drunken impervious ornery forward bawdy inexorable pulling no punches far-reaching quick steamed up fired up out of line short-fused wide-ranging easily provoked on fire on a short fuse high-strung running amok postal exciting risky unrepressed standup bruising involuntary blusterous blind trigger-happy bad-tempered ill-tempered distracted ebullient bursting grating unmusical discordant hoarse inharmonious rasping husky dry gruff storm-wracked tireless fast-flowing rushing scintillating overactive overwrought mettlesome rowdydowdy at the boiling point airy rough-and-tumble contentious self-willed flapping ill-disciplined irresistible uncooperative unconventional squallish effusive indignant irate ireful troubled blunt foaming extrovert steadfast allegiant virulent insurmountable in-your-face exhausting brisk romping anarchical lawbreaking rebel incompliant contrary rollicking recusant balky demonic nutty dithyrambic corybantic incautious irrational dogged bold tenacious indefatigable Herculean stout seditious very angry tormentous anguishing chilly steep broad inspired jouncy naughty thrilled encyclopedic wholesale wide unremitting pertinacious snowy drizzly icy damp messianic fitful sporadic exorbitant weltering shaking perturbed untamed stern roughhouse encyclopaedic universal rolly giddy mushy romantic touching unconscionable moiling worked up from the heart starry-eyed all out trying limit awkward red-blooded lusty full of confusion full of conflict full-scale short-fuse carried away dissolute eloquent stimulated precipitate headlong inspiring affecting high-powered hotblooded expressive thrilling quickened adverse uncalled-for virile hardy unmixed delinquent non-compliant beside yourself badly behaved O.T.T. dissipated overextravagant plethoric baroque fancy unmerciful overmuch overdue overweening devilish herky-jerky epidemic nervous bolshie querulous pettish easily offended petulant dizzying decadent over-the-top unmeasurable too-too obsessional out and out rife greedy ultra advanced iconoclastic afire pandemic obdurate insuppressible freaked unrestrainable indomitable insurgent badly-behaved undisciplinable over the odds enterprising motivating impellent urging influential propulsive untrammelled prevalent exuberant broken edgy skittish infatuated devoted fixated obsessed irritable too much a bit much teeming copious wavy ripply top-to-bottom root-and-branch luxuriant profuse jumpy tense aflame kindled ignited like a loose cannon beside oneself over-enthusiastic unconfined choleric spreading fecund flourishing rambling proliferating predominant multiplying growing conflagrant ultrahot lit alight enflamed sultry combusting driven unceremonious unimpeded unsuppressed uptight chippy moody twitchy brittle dotty potty visionary hooked shaken infuriated steamed-up hottempered unbiddable brawling full of waves flushed lighted igneous unsubmissive skittery fluttery spooky adrenalized jittery hyperexcitable hyperkinetic exceeding bounds vocal outspoken unexpected bigoted wackadoodle overenthusiastic wackadoo spreading like wildfire untrammeled running wild stressy uneasy wired flaring flickering empyreal febrile besetting strident forthright crude startling inflammable peevish alarmable fidgety intolerant susceptible lacking self-control biased nuts for erratic monomaniacal partial bugged domineering high on credulous fanatic possessed turned on addicted piping hot in flames full-throated soaking pouring lashing drenching easily upset fiddle-footed blowing hot and cold easily agitated easily frightened short fused not controlled insurrectionary turbid uncontained helter-skelter deranged disorganised hedonistic disorganized all shook up unanticipated brusque swift unforgiving unforeseen immediate rude unpredicted on the make more than one can bear more than flesh and blood can stand more than flesh and blood can bear

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In urgent need of immediate attention
critical urgent serious dire pressing grave imperative exigent crucial burning compelling dangerous desperate severe vital drastic clamant perilous crying terrible emergent hazardous importunate imperious awful precarious necessitous important instant dreadful profound parlous alarming essential egregious bad decisive sudden afflictive life-threatening all-important life-and-death significant necessary key extreme paramount consequential indispensable required high-priority pivotal of the essence requisite needed of great consequence of the utmost importance pre-eminent integral mandatory needful fundamental must-have great sore vitally important climacteric called for compulsory obligatory central prerequisite clamorous intense very bad momentous heavy risky appalling frightful demanding insistent major distressing peracute exacting weighty very great immediate basic primary substantive cardinal all important defining immoderate binding overriding basal peremptory coercive unavoidable fateful woeful grievous worrying vehement fierce furious very important demanding attention catastrophic ruinous mission-critical business-critical uncertain vicious calamitous constraining intolerable lamentable hopeless deplorable radical chancy emergency impelling dicey inescapable pertinent hairy prevalent relevant leading capital driving principal foremost very grave poor sorry outrageous lousy iffy active controversial dodgy demanded chief clamouring hurry-up persuasive claiming clamoring forcing requiring unyielding obliging heat-on irresistible current topical meaningful constitutive underlined contemporary earth-shattering bottom-line life-or-death irredeemable irretrievable chronic lively live nitty-gritty much needed world-shaking meat-and-potatoes name-of-the-game coal-and-ice in the balance touch-and-go of interest now or never called-for life and death top-priority unremitting intransigent tenacious stubborn obstinate indefatigable tireless persistent unrelenting aggressive dogged obdurate nagging persevering pertinacious entreating suppliant avid overeager earnest disturbing solicitous high-pressure pushy forceful harassing annoying troublesome overly solicitous

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Astute or wise in insight or intellect
astute clever intelligent shrewd smart perceptive discerning canny keen wise quick perspicacious bright penetrating sagacious sharp savvy insightful brainy judicious brilliant ingenious discriminating sapient intuitive nimble observant incisive subtle streetwise argute pawky piercing suss agile critical erudite genius percipient profound prudent rational sage sharpened quick-witted sharp-witted whip-smart razor-sharp heads-up on the ball long-headed quick on the uptake rapier-like quick off the mark knowing alert sensitive clear-sighted knowledgeable sensible cunning calculating thoughtful clear-eyed far-sighted exceptional foxy deep fast cagey supersmart wily ultrasmart crafty hyperintelligent heady aware politic ready artful enlightened learned understanding skilful skillful nimble-witted penetrative hardheaded fine sly hard-boiled intellectual gifted careful adroit able scholarly slick precocious fly clear far-seeing responsive inventive experienced resourceful smooth dexterous cute trenchant educated witty dextrous sharp-sighted apt gnostic sophisticated active adept cerebral cautious whiz worldly-wise all there refined devious scheming sharp as a tack tricky open-eyed astucious delicate informed accomplished guileful downy media-savvy farsighted watchful talented cagy discreet finely honed analytical deft accurate probing expert masterly creative awake quick-thinking with it razor-edged knife-like not born yesterday designing tuned in keen-witted cultivated tasteful selective foresighted prescient fastidious circumspect underhand contemplative reflective cultured sentient proficient beguiling slippery commonsensical philosophical thinking dodgy disingenuous sound insighted sophic showing great knowledge with great knowledge visionary sneaky intriguing logical conniving Machiavellian wide awake crack elite competent searching capable wary enquiring inquiring spirited vigilant alive excellent virtuoso conscious lively well-informed superior shifty imaginative not missing a trick razor-like on top of nobody's fool eggheaded choice whip full of insight in the know quick on the trigger bright-eyed and bushy-tailed knowing how many beans make five knows what's what as sharp as a tack quick on the draw with all one's wits about one thorough ear to the ground first-class very intelligent first-rate Einstein whiz kid having been around self-aware exquisite precise handy cool hip good einstein concise crisp succinct punchy pithy questioning provident receptive minute razor sharp beady hawklike complex analytic exacting ratiocinative detailed acuminous sprightly appreciative exact brisk effectual effective deceitful to the point no fool sussed vigorous mercurial curt wired forearmed mentally keen having smarts neat shady frugal hep dishonest cheating untrustworthy duplicitous deceptive considered smart as a tack cool-headed levelheaded clairvoyant well-balanced double-dealing slim shonky dirty vulpine unscrupulous genial well-read well read well educated cluey street-smart street smart worldly diplomatic carny smart as a whip urbane qualified unprovincial seasoned having fancy footwork expedient wise to tentie wide-awake tenty Argus-eyed instructed responsible highbrow together comprehending original conversant cognizant reasonable advisable very smart examining exploratory inquisitive researching intense interested pointed investigative curious particular strategic sober sane practical judgmatical judgmatic desirable tactical efficacious clued-up tuned-in good hands all ears clued-in clued up vital heads up attentive on guard apprehensive seemly considerate just seasonable judicial know how many beans make five well informed well judged common-sense well advised having a good head on one's shoulders having no flies on with-it well-advised well-judged discriminative on the stick on your toes on the lookout on the job on one's toes well thought out discriminational discriminatory differential with your wits about you artistic aesthetic nice finical choosy select picky individualising eclectic opinionated persnickety individualizing fussy choicy finicky esthetic shark calculated inside with good taste wised up on the inside up on pragmatic treacherous insidious realistic down-to-earth crooked manipulative commonsense underhanded matter-of-fact Janus-faced unprincipled businesslike level-headed dishonourable dishonorable hard fraudulent reasoned unsentimental mature plotting immoral two-faced unethical hardened unidealistic mean no-nonsense well-founded tactful objective sneaking pragmatical snide grounded hard-headed justified furtive contriving well-reasoned bent tough solid dubious earthy utilitarian commonsensible evasive unromantic unfantastic real hard-nosed roguish corrupt well-grounded reliable stealthy balanced fiendish arch unfair safe disreputable heedful firm leery cogent well-thought-out traitorous coherent valid well reasoned delusive secret snidey opportunistic thrifty economical with both feet on the ground tough-minded intent genuine deceiving misleading insincere lying chary guarded illegal hard-bitten rogue dependable gingerly enterprising serpentine cosmopolitan truthful secretive parsimonious greasy unsporting forethoughtful illicit skilled captious bluffing dissembling elusive illusory surreptitious unwasteful true lucid covert clear-thinking conspiratorial unsportsmanlike joined-up penny-pinching philosophic deductive low-down nifty iffy clandestine knavish proven cheap polite prompt polished prosaic crazy like a fox below the belt suspicious gracious courteous well grounded thinking twice playing safe hedging one's bets with one's feet on the ground conspiring premeditating real-life factual healthy tricksy mischievous impish appropriate controlling malicious satisfying dinkum advantageous recommended beneficial profitable adult satisfactory crazy like fox decent estimable cynical gainful worthwhile lifelike naturalistic natural amoral perfidious opportunist unreliable witted wry delusory cutthroat unconscionable fitting stinky innovative robust unemotional exploitative swindling hoodwinking defrauding rascally irresponsible dicey unfaithful resolute intractable swift PDQ slimy well balanced mean-spirited deviant dangerous undependable well a good idea mendacious collusive false unhonest true-life straight deliberate treating with kid gloves conciliatory grown-up bland suave inspired fly-by-night deliberated serious abstruse recondite gentle sparing with both one's feet on the ground innovational trailblazing fertile originative Promethean elaborate innovatory equipped esoteric weighty arcane respectful sympathetic pioneering miserly economic hermetic hermetical not to be trusted well-prepared hostile salty ornery snaky hang tough stand pat locked in tough nut deviceful cogitative acroamatic occult orphic abstemious scrimping economizing forehanded softly-softly kid-glove serious-minded consequent practised nasty fair stingy masterful nimble-fingered two-timing saving prepared tight sly like a fox full of common sense thinking outside the box despicable efficient base trustworthy selfish materialistic grasping blasé economising cloak-and-dagger hidden veiled hole-and-corner back-alley hugger-mugger shrouded indirect professional impressive low contemptible au courant worldly-minded avaricious greedy covetous vile fishy murky backstairs ace nippy wizard practiced wicked workmanlike bravura in right mind sordid callous self-centered self-centred disenchanted uptown power-loving mondain plausible justifiable veridical faultless collected unquestionable certain veracious synthetic credible infallible trustable reasoning penny-wise finely judged habile ignominious having all one's marbles steady-going errant obliquitous erring gimmicky oblique cowardly rotten ungentlemanly beggarly shameful squalid rigorous substantiated secure confirmed errorless sure corroborated colorable meticulous sincere impeccable inerrant validated verified fleet well versed in the ways of the world worldly wise been around nefarious under the table scurvy shabby detestable paltry foul unpleasant worthless certified defensible maintainable definite defendable calculable explicit supportable tenable sustainable empirical cognitive open stringent empiric faking one out playing politics put on not straightforward playing games execrable illegitimate abject inequitable ignoble unlawful wretched sleazy grubby unsportsmanly having know-how recognized faithful kosher sanctioned significant orthodox legit canonical reputable recognised sorry lame lousy deplorable scummy currish scungy having good hands reserved measured reticent scabby ratty mindful tentative conservative hesitant low-minded suspecting scrupulous restrained precautious legal tried-and-true not cricket off-color ill-gotten out of order against the rules on-target letter-perfect clear-cut dead-on spot-on keeping a weather eye on walking on egg shells keeping on one's toes handling with kid gloves on your guard belt-and-braces with reservations watching one's step watching out walking on eggs with eyes peeled taking it slow on the qui vive on the watch with one's eyes peeled

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Having a sharp end or point
sharp acuminate cuspidate pointed aciculate sharpened peaked jagged acicular spiked acuminous cuspate honed piked whetted knifelike fine acute-angled needle-shaped razor-sharp razor-like pointy cuspidated aciculated cuspated edged keen mucronate pronged barbed tipped cusped cusplike tapering sharp-edged spired serrated sharp-cornered cornered acerate acerose tapered spiky acuate unblunted briery horned needlelike knife-edged prickly thorny splintery tined spiny keen-edged needle-pointed cutting apical piercing lancinating gnawing stinging shooting stabbing salient ground fine narrow acerous stropped ground trenchant razor-edged edgy spear-like needle-like spear-shaped knife-like conic wedge-shaped cone-shaped conical V-shaped razor subulate lanceolate conoid aculeate sagittate arrowlike spearlike sagittal bristly brambly briary scratchy spinous thinning dwindling thin narrowing spinose pyramidal spined ticklish tricky bristled thistly difficult knotty problematic delicate sensitive tough sticky dodgy tricksy hairy problematical touchy catchy nasty hobnailed attenuated elongated shaped hooked diminished funnel-shaped fine-edged toothed notched sawtooth sawtoothed snaggy strobilate coned infundibular strobiloid turbinate conoidal trying complicated bristling intricate troublesome awkward involved perplexing bothersome hard baffling spicular spiculate spiniferous complex irksome worrying vexatious taxing concerning bristling with thorns jaggy muricate barbellate setaceous convoluted annoying stimulating echinated nettlesome

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Vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
trenchant cutting keen sharp pointed incisive penetrating biting scathing strong vigorous acid forceful pungent caustic emphatic tart acerbic astringent mordant piercing sarcastic clear driving forthright telling acidulous blunt crisp distinct effective explicit powerful severe stinging blistering devastating edgy fierce hurtful mordacious potent savage searing unequivocal vitriolic withering acerb critical crushing peppery sardonic unsparing rapier-like razor-edged razor-sharp venomous snarky acrid corrosive satirical virulent acrimonious satiric bitter acidic salty scalding poignant snappy racy barbed stringent smart-alecky smart-mouthed waspish smart-aleck polemic piquant zesty witty provocative salt exciting stimulating pithy unblunted contemptuous nasty ferocious savoury zingy pert tangy savory heartless merciless malicious brutal mocking scornful callous spicy harsh violent accurate venomed unrelenting cruel edged pertinent pitiless vicious derisive truculent sadistic grim scorching meaty insightful right-on insinuating short-and-sweet meaningful legit pregnant ruthless belittling wanton extremely critical cold-blooded boiled down in a nutshell on the nose right to it on the button laid on the line calling a spade a spade sarky spiteful dry wounding cynical unkind catty abrasive ironic burning hostile rude ironical disparaging poisonous polemical corroding wry scoffing disrespectful brusque tongue-in-cheek acetose ridiculing rancorous unfriendly churlish stern sour chaffing burlesque controversial alkaline contentious mean rough snappish snippy testy short unpleasant disapproving hard argumentative disputatious offensive hateful destructive sneering double-edged vinegary acidulated erosive acetic derisory acidy taunting backhanded sourish tartish smarting clever implausible ridiculous defiant contradictory exaggerated backbiting alert arrogant jibing atypical twisted uncomplimentary curious quick-witted irreverent with a kick briny acetous soured green parodying Hudibrastic Rabelaisian lampooning humorous spoofing paradoxical spoof farcical bantering sly subtle deadpan droll laconic deprecating waggish apathetic sharp-tongued matter-of-fact straight-faced low-key quietly humorous poker-faced

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Being alert or on top of things by paying close attention
attentive observant alert intent watchful concentrating heedful mindful aware focused vigilant heeding noticing perceptive percipient studious interested listening regardful careful committed deep diligent earnest focussed rapt rigorous scrupulous awake tentie tenty assiduous reckful open-eyed beady-eyed on guard not missing a trick on the lookout paying attention Argus-eyed on one's toes on the qui vive on the job on the ball wide awake wide-awake on your toes listening carefully chary cautious prepared wary ready prudent circumspect anxious keen guarded agog sharp leery on tiptoe on the watch sharp-eyed eagle-eyed hawk-eyed keen-eyed gimlet-eyed on the alert on your guard on alert on toes with weather eye open keeping a weather eye on things keeping your eyes peeled looking to waiting on with eyes like a hawk with eyes peeled looking for keeping one's eyes skinned with one's eyes open active quick perky wired wide-eyed fully awake all ears bright-eyed and bushy-tailed heads up fast on the draw engrossed absorbed occupied preoccupied immersed fixed concentrated wrapped up steadfast lost enthralled riveted engaged attending caught up steady enrapt intense determined fixated firm resolved obsessive single-minded fanatical obsessed inflexible resolute involved fascinated gripped intrigued captivated eager gone consumed held enthusiastic locked in dialed in really into head over heels set bent devoted thorough punctilious industrious zealous meticulous painstaking sedulous nice up to here up to your ears deep in thought insistent hell-bent impatient buried accepting hearkening receiving surveying understanding advertent clear-sighted discovering discerning deducing correct detecting discriminating searching contemplating considering sensitive alive questioning bright comprehending intentive penetrating observative intelligent transfixed mesmerized entranced enraptured hypnotized enchanted enamored infatuated bewitched settled spellbound enticed enamoured mesmerised hypnotised exclusive whole entire undivided all set on deep in hooked on strong-minded persistent dogged dedicated driven intensive motivated

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Of a serious or important nature or consequence
solemn serious earnest sober somber consequential exigent glum profound sedate significant staid weighty considerable critical crucial important major material pivotal severe stern substantial urgent vital appreciable dour gloomy grim humourless key monumental portentous sombre austere eventful grave heavyweight momentous big difficult downbeat hard heavy heavy-duty hefty humorless major league quiet sad tough uncomic underlined cold sober no-nonsense matter of life and death far-reaching high-priority of consequence of great import of great importance of moment of significance all-important of great consequence life and death life-and-death big deal no laughing matter no joke decisive determining fundamental dire historic cardinal central essential pressing integral paramount overriding ponderous influential large-scale imperative capital burning determinative large core intrinsic focal worthwhile primary principal meaningful deciding prime especial main exceptional epoch-making earth-shattering telling noteworthy intense indispensable almighty dangerous grievous grand ill-fated life-changing major-league big league deep apocalyptic testing climacteric earth-shaking world-shaking world-shattering trying searching settling psychological conclusive fateful direful doomful unlucky inauspicious ominous resultful pertinent quintessential dominant desperate now or never clamorous touch and go insistent showdown hanging by thread touchy on thin ice climatic sweeping overruling necessary requisite preeminent primal premier predominant chief notable pronounced sizable imposing leading climactic supreme top great ruling master wretched depressing much needed very important outstanding prerequisite compelling needed required mandatory life-or-death of the utmost importance of the essence must-have radical pre-eminent vitally important pointed prominent impactful immediate striking instrumental mighty top-priority powerful salient foremost disheartening discouraging shocking worrying desolate remarkable top-level overshadowing high-level big-time of concern high-profile of note big-league harrowing deadly forbidding sobering fatal forlorn unamusing destructive ruinous ugly strenuous devastating ill-starred uppermost sensational prodigious extensive unmissable special page-one unforgettable tremendous conspicuous front-page forceful newsworthy of import of great moment impressive most important

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Making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud noise
raucous grating harsh discordant rasping jarring strident rough hoarse dissonant screeching cacophonous unmelodious husky sharp piercing shrill unmusical noisy loud inharmonious scratchy blaring squawky unharmonious tumultuous squawking brassy penetrating grinding riotous clamorous absonant atonal blatant braying stertorous ear-piercing ear-splitting gruff croaking raspy jangling guttural croaky coarse gravelly throaty rusty stridulous tuneless gravel boisterous rugged clashing squeaky dry turbulent off-key stridulant growling creaking earsplitting wild thick growly jangly furious cracked blustering caterwauling astringent uneven stridulent buffeting hard sour out-of-tune out-of-key incompatible unvocal metallic tinny tempestuous violent irritating annoying deep raging choppy agitated fierce forceful vexatious stormy blustery squally roily acrid glaring unrelenting rigid severe bitter disturbing disagreeing bleak flat jagged asperous grim unlevel craggy deafening screechy horrisonant unpleasant roiled disharmonic not smooth disagreeable inclement dirty heavy ugly stentorian low tickly uncomfortable rowdy rough-sounding lively maddening brittle stridulatory stentorious ragged scratching croupy breathy whispering indistinct tough harsh-sounding plinky jingling jingly persuasive vocal vociferant baying vociferous obstreperous creaky disharmonious rabid ferocious booming thunderous knockabout inarticulate glottal sepulchral explosive convulsive high-pitched snarling abrasive inharmonic cacophonic rough-and-tumble lacking harmony at variance at odds high unmelodic immusical ill-sounding clinking paroxysmal volcanic forcible out of tune shrieking piping harsh sounding offensive incongruous inappropriate conflicting contrasting treble strong shattering air-rending intrusive squeaking whistling grotesque unaesthetic scraping unsuitable restless swirling displeasing irksome argute thin clangorous clanging unbearable upsetting uncharacteristic disturbed out of place storming roaring stormful ringing shrieky head-splitting monotone monotonous droning gular jugular bell-like resounding resonant rocky infuriating uncongenial out of keeping exasperating rankling galling reedy niggling tiresome aggravating troublesome vociferating yowling yawping yauping clamant insensitive vexing ill suited steep cragged screaming crying scurrilous loudmouthed vulgar obtrusive carrying penetrant crisp clearly audible pointed entering puncturing clear-cut infiltrating permeating all-pervading forcing ingoing edged going through passing through

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(informal) Extremely unpleasant or disagreeable in nature
wicked unpleasant disgusting fierce disagreeable nasty repulsive terrible displeasing distressing gross horrid intense revolting vile abhorrent agonising agonizing bad foul horrible irksome mighty repellent repugnant vexatious abominable annoying awful bitter detestable difficult dreadful harmful harsh hateful icky irritating lousy miserable nauseating offensive painful rotten severe trying unappealing uncomfortable uncongenial unlovely unpalatable unpleasing unsavory unsavoury unwelcome yucky yukky appalling bothersome crashing destructive distasteful execrable fearful galling grody injurious invidious objectionable obnoxious odious sickening troublesome pesky rancid sour off-putting gut-wrenching mean ugly loathsome upsetting dirty wretched deplorable despicable noisome unappetizing uninviting frightful beastly burdensome yucko hard horrendous demanding obscene disturbing taxing hideous scandalous filthy contemptible grotty evil cruddy gruesome tough heavy fulsome stinking ghastly skanky shocking aggravating scurvy exasperating rough arduous atrocious provoking nauseous uphill stiff challenging noxious grubby mucky laborious sorry cheap scummy lame sneaking pitiful ratty scabby paltry pitiable funky repellant putrid plaguy unattractive sordid rigorous reprehensible disgustful loathly festy vexing God-awful worrisome worrying sick-making maddening harassing exacting tiresome lamentable nagging undesirable toilsome strenuous exhausting formidable murderous gruelling nettlesome wearisome disappointing tiring fatiguing troublous malodorous pestiferous pestilential squalid punishing smelly tormenting afflicting rugged grueling backbreaking oppressive pestilent rank acrid diabolical fetid polluted mephitic herculean testing rebarbative pongy stinky whiffy killer tall sweaty hellacious effortful Herculean pick-and-shovel moiling Augean smudged bedraggled stained besmirched befouled smutty unfair blackened miasmal sullied bemired dusty unclean uncleanly niffy unsportsmanlike black dingy draggled grimy grungy muddy begrimed illegal soiled olid hellish foetid poison bum ungodly unholy vicious on the nose dislikable horrifying rankling brackish inconvenient grievous infuriating regrettable vulgar abrasive riling onerous perturbing tricky traumatic creepy messy unsettling niggling sleazy thorny troubling wearing exceptionable problematic chafing carking nettling peeving frustrating scuzzy dire yecchy concerning tedious excruciating awkward relentless disquieting back-breaking brutal unhappy evil-smelling foul-smelling teasing wearying killing pesty plaguey exigent knackering labored laboured operose crummy unsympathetic base low discordant inhospitable low-down raunchy weak flat no-good gnarly woeful drag pain not pleasant eye-watering poisonous stressful daunting weighty no piece of cake unrelaxing malevolent spiteful toilful really hard tough going no picnic energy-consuming very hard discomposing discomforting dishonourable importunate 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Occurring or done quickly and unexpectedly or without warning
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Concise and meaningful
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Having or showing a tendency to be easily annoyed or angered
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