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ācrĭtūdo , ĭnis, f. 2. acer,
I.the quality of acer, sharpness.
I. Lit., of a fluid, Vitr. 2, 9, 12; 8, 3, 18 sq.—
II. Trop.
A. Liveliness, vivacity, force: “vigor et acritudo populi Romani,Gell. 10, 27: haut quisquam potis est tolerare acritudinem, Att. ap. Fest. p. 356 Müll. (Rib. Trag. Rel. p. 196). —
B. Harshness of character: “morum,App. M. 9, 224.
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    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 2.9.12
    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 8.3.18
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 10.27
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