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utter
used in The Call of the Wild

2 meanings, 6 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)
  • The man struck the shrewd blow he had purposely withheld for so long, and Buck crumpled up and went down, knocked utterly senseless.
    Chapter 1 — Into the Primitive (68% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Among the terriers he stalked imperiously, and Toots and Ysabel he utterly ignored, for he was king,—king over all creeping, crawling, flying things of Judge Miller's place, humans included.
    Chapter 1 — Into the Primitive (14% in)
  • They were new dogs, utterly transformed by the harness.
    Chapter 2 — The Law of Club and Fang (56% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
utter a complaint
Definition
say with the voice
  • And when, released, he sprang to his feet, his mouth laughing, his eyes eloquent, his throat vibrant with unuttered sound, and in that fashion remained without movement, John Thornton would reverently exclaim, "God! you can all but speak!"
    Chapter 6 — For the Love of a Man (12% in)

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • And then, suddenly, without warning, uttering a cry that was inarticulate and more like the cry of an animal, John Thornton sprang upon the man who wielded the club.
    Chapter 5 — The Toil of Trace and Trail (92% in)
  • He uttered strange sounds, and seemed very much afraid of the darkness, into which he peered continually, clutching in his hand, which hung midway between knee and foot, a stick with a heavy stone made fast to the end.
    Chapter 4 — Who Has Won to Mastership (57% in)

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