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utter
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Henry VIII
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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • For goodness’ sake, consider what you do; How you may hurt yourself, ay, utterly Grow from the King’s acquaintance, by this carriage.
  • Therefore I say again, I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul Refuse you for my judge; whom, yet once more, I hold my most malicious foe, and think not At all a friend to truth.

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  • She suffered utter devastation when her child died in the accident.
  • The company is in danger of utter collapse.

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unspecified meaning
  • These very words I’ve heard him utter to his son-in-law, Lord Abergavenny; to whom by oath he menac’d Revenge upon the Cardinal.
  • Let me speak, sir, For Heaven now bids me; and the words I utter Let none think flattery, for they’ll find ’cause truth.

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  • …indeed; and that he doubted ’Twould prove the verity of certain words Spoke by a holy monk, "that oft," says he, "Hath sent to me, wishing me to permit John de la Car, my chaplain, a choice hour To hear from him a matter of some moment; Whom after under the confession’s seal He solemnly had sworn, that what he spoke My chaplain to no creature living but To me should utter, with demure confidence This pausingly ensu’d: ’Neither the King nor’s heirs, Tell you the Duke, shall prosper.

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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
as in: utter a complaint Define
say something aloud
as in: utter a sound Define
make a sound with the voice
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