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sheer
used in
Gone with the Wind
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sheer
Used in
Gone with the Wind
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  • When the spell had passed, she put her head in her hands and cried from sheer mortification.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But of course, in all her conversations with Ashley there were so many things which could not be said, for honor's sake, that the sheer force of them inhibited other remarks.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a sheer cliff
as in: a sheer blouse
as in: sheer fun
as in: sheered to the left
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