acuate

[ ak-yoo-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈæk yu ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

adjective

sharpened; pointed.

Origin of acuate

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin acu(s) needle (cf. acicula, acute) + -ate1
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