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sheer
used in The Time Machine

2 uses
  • Though my arms and back were presently acutely painful, I went on clambering down the sheer descent with as quick a motion as possible.
    Chapter 6 (36% in)
  • The Silent Man seemed even more clumsy than usual, and drank champagne with regularity and determination out of sheer nervousness.
    Chapter 2 (81% in)

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