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utter
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • It is far more powerful than I ever dared to think at first, so powerful that in the end it would utterly overcome anyone of mortal race who possessed it.
  • Go!’ The passage was lit by no shaft and was utterly dark.

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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
  • The letters are Elvish, of an ancient mode, but the language is that of Mordor, which I will not utter here.
  • ’Never before has any voice dared to utter the words of that tongue in Imladris, Gandalf the Grey,’ said Elrond, as the shadow passed and the company breathed once more.

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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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