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sheer
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
  • Finally they came to a bend in the creek, where the bank was sheer and about ten feet high.
    Chapters 93-94 (45% in)
  • Not that Gus wasn't competent—so far as sheer ability went, Gus was as competent as any man he'd ever known.
    Chapters 15-16 (76% in)

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