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sheer
used in
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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sheer
Used in
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • On that side a ridge of rocks ended in a sheer cliff which overlooked a stone-strewn slope.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You and I know that he died of sheer fright, and we know also what frightened him; but how are we to get twelve stolid jurymen to know it?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As the old man stood there he saw something coming across the moor, something which terrified him so that he lost his wits, and ran and ran until he died of sheer horror and exhaustion.  (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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