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All Quiet on the Western Front
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sheer
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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unspecified meaning
  • Himmelstoss maintained that it was sheer laziness and invented a method worthy of himself for curing Tjaden.
  • We can do nothing else, it is a sheer necessity.

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as in: a sheer blouse Define
typically of fabric: very thin and delicate -- often transparent
as in: sheer fun Define
complete or pure -- without restriction, qualification, or other elements (used for emphasis)
as in: a sheer cliff Define
so steep it is almost vertical
as in: sheered to the left Define
change direction abruptly; or to cause such a change of direction
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