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utter
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
utter stupidity
Definition
complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • So far, things were utterly dull: nobody had thundered, there were no arguments between opposing counsel, there was no drama; a grave disappointment to all present, it seemed.
    p. 226.6
utterly = completely
  • There was indeed a caste system in Maycomb, but to my mind it worked this way: the older citizens, the present generation of people who had lived side by side for years and years, were utterly predictable to one another: they took for granted attitudes, character shadings, even gestures, as having been repeated in each generation and refined by time.
    p. 175.3
utterly = completely
There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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2  —1 use as in:
utter a complaint
Definition
say with the voice
  • The bass drum went boom with every sentence Mrs. Merriweather uttered.
    p. 345.9
uttered = said
There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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