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utter
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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • He was in an utterly unknown valley and the sea was nowhere in sight.

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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
  • But beyond that again, utter blackness as if they had come to the edge of moonless and starless night.
  • He must go on into the utter east and never return into the world.

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  • If we sail east from here we sail to find the edge, the utter east.
  • But then Reepicheep once more repeated the old prophecy: "Where the waves grow sweet, Doubt not, Reepicheep, There is the utter East."
  • When I was in my cradle, a wood woman, a Dryad, spoke this verse over me: "Where sky and water meet, Where the waves grow sweet, Doubt not, Reepicheep, To find all you seek, There is the utter East.

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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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