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sheer
Used in
The Time Machine
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  • The Silent Man seemed even more clumsy than usual, and drank champagne with regularity and determination out of sheer nervousness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Though my arms and back were presently acutely painful, I went on clambering down the sheer descent with as quick a motion as possible.  (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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