elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

Successful federal Tuesday

acuity [uh-KYOO-i-tee]

sharpness; acuteness; keenness


High schooler Harold was enormously excited when, in the school assembly, he was named first in his class and presented with a certificate to award his acuity of mind. The principal, however, became reluctant to hand Harold the certificate when he asked if 'acuity' meant he was the best-looking boy in school.
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