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utter
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

11 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)
  • Had she utterly forsaken me?
    10 — A Perilous Passage In The Slave Girl's Life (95% in)
  • After I heard of her illness, I listened constantly to hear what news was brought from the great house; and the thought that I could not go to her made me utterly miserable.
    28 — Aunt Nancy (57% in)
  • She was afraid all would be discovered, and then Fanny, and Peter, and I, would all be tortured to death, and Phillip would be utterly ruined, and her house would be torn down.
    29 — Preparations For Escape (57% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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  • Strange words to be uttered in that region!
    41 — Free At Last (93% in)
  • Uncle Phillip came home; and the first words he uttered when he entered the house were, "Mother, Ben is free!
    4 — The Slave Who Dared To Feel Like A Man (95% in)
  • To my utter astonishment, he replied, "I don't believe it; but if she did acknowledge it, you tortured her into exposing me."
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (62% in)
  • Some are bold enough to utter such sentiments to their masters.
    8 — What Slaves Are Taught To Think Of The North (39% in)
  • I wanted to confess to her that I was no longer worthy of her love; but I could not utter the dreaded words.
    10 — A Perilous Passage In The Slave Girl's Life (62% in)
  • When she saw the doctor treat me with violence, and heard him utter oaths terrible enough to palsy a man's tongue, she could not always hold her peace.
    14 — Another Link To Life (41% in)
  • As I held her in my arms, I thought how well it would be for her if she never waked up; and I uttered my thought aloud.
    16 — Scenes At The Plantation (15% in)
  • She gazed on me in utter astonishment, and exclaimed, "Linda, can this be you? or is it your ghost?"
    30 — Northward Bound (26% in)

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