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sheer
used in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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sheer
Used in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Tom, I wouldn't ever got into all this trouble if it hadn't 'a' ben for that money; now you just take my sheer of it along with your'n, and gimme a ten-center sometimes—not many times, becuz I don't give a dern for a thing 'thout it's tollable hard to git—and you go and beg off for me with the widder.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This ain't the one, but we'll come to it right away!" But he felt less and less hopeful with each failure, and presently began to turn off into diverging avenues at sheer random, in desperate hope of finding the one that was wanted.  (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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