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Angels & Demons
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  • Langdon wasn’t sure whether he saw amused pity or sheer terror in her eyes.
  • Spinning disoriented somersaults, he groped the sheer walls that enclosed him on all sides.

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  • He stepped back, his eyes climbing the sheer outer wall.
  • Scattered frames of sheer panic.

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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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