what is the definition of acute in the sentence: Her husband, among various physical accomplishments, had been one of the most powerful ends that ever played football at New Haven—a national figure in a way, one of those men who reach such an acute limited excellence at twenty-one that everything afterward savors of anticlimax, from the Great Gatsby?

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    Which definition (number) is it, do you think?

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