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sheer
used in The Bourne Identity

8 uses
  • Underneath those cold, inhuman eyes is a heart of sheer granite.
    Chapter 34 (30% in)
  • Bourne smiled, shaking his head at the man's sheer nerve.
    Chapter 12 (22% in)
  • I thought at the time, sheer suicide.
    Chapter 16 (76% in)
  • Mikhailovitch once said he sailed on sheer nerve, bending the worst weather to his will.
    Chapter 19 (32% in)
  • Create a living man, a quickly established legend, seemingly everywhere at once, racing all over Southeast Asia, outdoing Carlos at every turn, especially in the area of sheer numbers.
    Chapter 19 (80% in)
  • She was a tall woman, statuesque, actually, her figure tapered, the swell of her breasts accentuated by the sheer, close-fitting fabric of a long white dress that heightened the tan of her skin.
    Chapter 25 (62% in)
  • There was a light in her eyes, and a muted throbbing in her neck, sheer joy bursting from her throat.
    Chapter 31 (8% in)
  • The sheer nerve of the bastard was awesome.
    Chapter 31 (46% in)

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