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To Kill a Mockingbird
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • We bounded down the sidewalk on a spree of sheer relief, leaping and howling.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I looked up to see Miss Caroline standing in the middle of the room, sheer horror flooding her face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well, I says it looked like they never help her none-" "You did all this chopping and work from sheer goodness, boy?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I sometimes felt a twinge of remorse, when passing by the old place, at ever having taken part in what must have been sheer torment to Arthur RadleyŚ what reasonable recluse wants children peeping through his shutters, delivering greetings on the end of a fishing-pole, wandering in his collards at night?  (not reviewed by editor)

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