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sheer
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Childhood`s End
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sheer
Used in
Childhood`s End
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  • Its size affected him not in the least: sheer immensity no longer had any power over his mind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sheer curiosity was also a powerful motive, and so was a determination to get his own back for the trick that had been played upon him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Its depth and resonance gave the single clue that existed in Karellen's physical nature, fbr it left an overwhelming impression of sheer size.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now it no longer appeared quite so marvellous, for he knew that like most of the Supervisor's abilities it was the result of sheer intellectual power and not of any special talent.  (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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