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sheer
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Brave New World
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sheer
Used in
Brave New World
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  • For the sake of the labourers; it would be sheer cruelty to afflict them with excessive leisure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At their feet lay a straggle of low buildings, a criss-cross of walls; and on three sides the precipices fell sheer into the plain.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sheer fun
as in: a sheer blouse
as in: a sheer cliff
as in: sheered to the left
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