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sheer
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 uses
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Definition
complete or pure — without restriction,  qualification, or other elements (used for emphasis)
  • I looked up to see Miss Caroline standing in the middle of the room, sheer horror flooding her face.
    p. 34.0
sheer = complete
  • We bounded down the sidewalk on a spree of sheer relief, leaping and howling.
    p. 146.9
  • sheer = complete
  • You did all this chopping and work from sheer goodness, boy?
    p. 263.9
  • sheer = pure (without other reasons)
  • I sometimes felt a twinge of remorse, when passing by the old place, at ever having taken part in what must have been sheer torment to Arthur Radley—what reasonable recluse wants children peeping through his shutters, delivering greetings on the end of a fishing-pole, wandering in his collards at night?
    p. 324.8
sheer = complete
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