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utter
Used In
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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as in: utter stupidity Define
complete or total (used as an intensifier--typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • But to Harry’s and Ron’s utter amazement, stage one of the operation went just as smoothly as Hermione had said.
  • Hermione lay utterly still, her eyes open and glassy.

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  • He turned around to the Weasleys, who were looking utterly bewildered.
  • Lockhart was standing well back, a look of utter terror on his face.

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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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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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