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utter
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • CHRISTIAN: Oh utterly!
  • ROXANE: I read, read again—grew faint for love; I was thine utterly.

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  • She suffered utter devastation when her child died in the accident.
  • The company is in danger of utter collapse.

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unspecified meaning
  • And—had you had the necessary wit, To serve me all the pleasantries I quote Before this noble audience…. e’en so, You would not have been let to utter one— Nay, not the half or quarter of such jest!

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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
as in: utter a complaint Define
say something aloud
as in: utter a sound Define
make a sound with the voice
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