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— as in: a sheer blouse
typically of fabric: very thin and delicate — often transparent
— as in: sheer fun
She got the job through
complete or pure — without restriction, qualification, or other elements (used for emphasis)
— as in: a sheer cliff
Be careful on that road. There is a
drop-off on the right.
so steep it is almost vertical
— as in: sheered to the left
to port to avoid a collision.
change direction abruptly; or to cause such a change of direction
. . . enhancing vocabulary while reading