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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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sheer
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • In bed at night, as I ponder my many sins and exaggerated shortcomings, I get so confused by the sheer amount of things I have to consider that I either laugh or cry, depending on my mood.
  • I’m never aware of it before it happens, but all of a sudden I find myself standing beside my bed, out of sheer habit.

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  • Everyone was rather amazed at the sheer size of the gift.

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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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