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utter
used in A Tale of Two Cities

16 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
utter stupidity
Definition
complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • Perfectly still and silent, and not even fallen back in her chair, she sat under his hand, utterly insensible; with her eyes open and fixed upon him, and with that last expression looking as if it were carved or branded into her forehead.
    1.4 — The Preparation (89% in)
  • Such vapouring, combined with the extravagant plots of Monseigneur for the restoration of a state of things that had utterly exhausted itself, and worn out Heaven and earth as well as itself, was hard to be endured without some remonstrance by any sane man who knew the truth.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (37% in)
  • Lost, utterly lost!
    3.12 — Darkness (58% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in A Tale of Two Cities.

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?  —13 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • No sooner did he face her, than Miss Pross uttered a scream, and clapped her hands.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (9% in)
  • He formed this speech with his lips many times before he could utter it.
    1.6 — The Shoemaker (53% in)
  • His hands released her as he uttered this cry, and went up to his white hair, which they tore in a frenzy.
    1.6 — The Shoemaker (55% in)
  • Accordingly, the forger was put to Death; the utterer of a bad note was put to Death; the unlawful opener of a letter was put to Death; the purloiner of forty shillings and sixpence was put to Death; the holder of a horse at Tellson's door, who made off with it, was put to Death; the coiner of a bad shilling was put to Death; the sounders of three-fourths of the notes in the whole gamut of Crime, were put to Death.
    2.1 — Five Years Later (24% in)
  • The young gentleman uttered this exultant sound with mysterious significance.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (10% in)
  • "You have no idea how such an apprehension weighs on the sufferer's mind, and how difficult—how almost impossible—it is, for him to force himself to utter a word upon the topic that oppresses him."
    2.19 — An Opinion (47% in)
  • Instantly Madame Defarge's knife was in her girdle; the drum was beating in the streets, as if it and a drummer had flown together by magic; and The Vengeance, uttering terrific shrieks, and flinging her arms about her head like all the forty Furies at once, was tearing from house to house, rousing the women.
    2.22 — The Sea Still Rises (33% in)
  • My dear Mr. Lorry, it is because I am a Frenchman born, that the thought (which I did not mean to utter here, however) has passed through my mind often.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (20% in)
  • The old man uttered an irrepressible cry.
    3.2 — The Grindstone (42% in)
  • He had not previously uttered a word.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (26% in)
  • Her eyes were dilated and wild, and she constantly uttered piercing shrieks, and repeated the words, 'My husband, my father, and my brother!' and then counted up to twelve, and said, 'Hush!'
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (20% in)
  • They continued to be uttered in their regular succession, with the cry, 'My husband, my father, and my brother!' the counting up to twelve, and 'Hush!'
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (28% in)
  • But, she uttered no sound; and so strong was the voice within her, representing that it was she of all the world who must uphold him in his misery and not augment it, that it quickly raised her, even from that shock.
    3.11 — Dusk (2% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" in A Tale of Two Cities.

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